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Want to drum with us?

Narukami Taiko welcomes people of all genders, sexuality, race, ethnicity, religion, and from ages 13 - 100+. Students from the age of 10 are welcome with an accompanying enrolled parent or guardian. We run classes ranging from Beginner to Advanced on different nights of the week. No prior knowledge or experience is needed to join our classes. Classes run on terms consisting of 10 weeks at $150 - $170 a term. You will receive your first pair of bachi (sticks) free.


Sunday Beginners

Sunday Beginners 5:00 - 6:50pm located at Wellington High School. 
This class is a long standing class, and ranges from experienced taiko players, to players hitting the drum for their first time
Sunday Beginners requires no pack up, therefore finishes 10 mins early. 


Sunday Advanced

Sunday Advanced is held at Wellington High School 6:50 - 8:50pm

Sunday advanced players practice and perfect classic songs while learning new challenging songs.  


Monday Intermediate

Monday Intermediate is held at The Cook Island Society Hall Newtown 7:00 - 9:00pm

This class is a newly created class for members who have been playing with Narukami for a while stepping up to Intermediate songs.  


Tuesday Beginners

Tuesday Beginners is our newest class. Located at Hutt Central School, and practicing from 6:20 - 8:10pm. Tuesday class is bustling with new members from the Hutt, and is one of our greatest mix of ages. A fantastic class to start your taiko journey, especially if you live outside central Wellington
Tuesday Beginners requires no pack up, therefore finishes 10 mins early. 


Tuesday Intermediate 

Tuesday Intermediate is a class for taiko players to move to more difficult songs. We learn challenging songs, but also practice our Narukami Taiko staple songs


Wednesday Advanced

Wednesday Advanced, held at South Wellington Intermediate School, is a long standing class with seasoned Narukami players and performers. We learn new pieces and practice staple Narukami songs.

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