Arts for Learning

Arts for Learning

Arts for Learning engages children with the arts by bringing teaching artists into schools and communities. We believe in the arts and their ability to transform education. We believe that when learning is enriched with the arts, students get more out of school.

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Tanoshi Taiko Drumming by Fort Wayne Taiko


Program Description

With movement and storytelling included this performance is an interactive introduction to the Japanese drumming tradition of Taiko. Students will learn basic drumming rhythms and partipcate as the performers tell the folk tale of how Taiko began.

Program Detail

Program type: In-School Performance
Artistic Discipline: History & Heritage, Music, Storytelling
Cultural Origin: Asian
Subject: Fine Arts: Music, History, Social Studies
Population Served Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Bilingual: No

Teaching artists come to you.

Fees / Ticketing:
Single performance: $649
Double performance: $1,234

Mileage from Fort Wayne additional.


Standard 1 - History
Standard 4 - Culture: Learners examine, experience, and reflect on the relationships among the practices products, and perspectives of the culture studied.


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes



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