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GLTC 8th Annual
Concert & Showcase
at The Berman on June 10th!


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The Great Lakes Taiko Center is committed to sharing authentic, Japanese taiko drumming through education, workshops, and performances. 


Learn about Taiko Classes!

We love to share taiko and hope you will join us for a class.

  • Classes available for ages 3 - 103
  • No musical experience required
  • Stay active, learn a new skill and make new friends
  • Students may perform at our annual concert in June
  • Join one of the Midwest's largest taiko community!

    Experience Taiko Performances!

    See our Performances page for more info about upcoming events throughout the year.  

    GLTC 8th Annual Concert & Showcase: Dream 
    2018 June 10th SUN 4pm
    at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts

    Join us as we celebrate our Dream of sharing the art and joy of taiko in the Midwest. Whether you are a taiko enthusiast or just curious to see Japanese taiko drumming for the first time, you are sure to enjoy the wonderful spirit of our Taiko Center students and the amazing artistry of our performing groups.

    Our 8th Annual Concert showcases the GLTC 2017-2018 youth and adult students (from Tiny Tots to Advanced Taiko classes) and also features our performing groups, the popular Godaiko Drummers student team and the professional Raion Taiko Ensemble. Our new venue this year is The Berman Center for the Performing Arts in West Bloomfield Township. Tickets are available through The Berman online box office or by contacting GLTC for pickup in Novi, Michigan. [Advance tickets are $20/adult and $15/youth (12 & under); +$5 at the door.]

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    43000 W. Nine Mile Rd (Suite #309), Novi, MI 48375

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    Phone: 248-773-8899


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