The First Annual Gulf Islands Taiko Camp will take place June 19 and 20 on Galiano Island at the beautiful Eagles Nest Retreat. Led by master musician/ percussionist/ taiko player Eien Hunter-Ishikawa, the Taiko Camp workshops will consist of three 2 & 1/2 hour workshops in fue, shime-daiko and atarigane. Whether you’re a relative newcomer to taiko or an experienced performer Eien will help you take your skills to the next level. Affordably priced at $375 US or $450 CDN, which includes two nights accommodation,* continental breakfast+ and dinner Friday night and Saturday night, this is your opportunity for intimate study with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa. To learn more about Eien, visit his website: www.eienhunterishikawa.com.
Situated above Active Pass, Eagles’ Nest Retreat visitors are treated not only to some of the most spectacular scenery in BC but daily sightings of eagles and, frequently, killer whales. Amenities include outdoor hot tub, wood-fired sauna, internet and easy access to hiking trails. Depending on numbers, camping may also be available. For photos, visit www.perfectretreat.com.
Early bird rates of $350 US or $415 CDN are available until April 25, 2015.
For more information or to register contact Jacob Derksen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Based on double occupancy.