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Taiko Drummers
Philadelphia, PA USA

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Founded in 2005, Kyo Daiko is a community- based group, which is the result of a collaboration between Settlement Music School and Shofuso Japanese House and Garden in Fairmount Park.

The group is led by instructor Kristopher Rudzinski, who is a member of the Settlement Music School percussion faculty. Mr. Rudzinski has performed with the group Taikoza, as well as studying with Taikoza's founder, Mr. Marco Lienhard.

Kyo Daiko performs regularly at schools and community events, and has performed XPN's World Cafe, the Kimmel Center's Summer Solstice Celebration and ESPN's Monday Night Football.



Convention Guest Appearances:
   KotoriCon 2011 - January 14-15 in Sewell, NJ
   KotoriCon 2012 - January 6-7 in Sewell, NJ
   Zenkaikon 2012 - May 11-12 in Oaks, PA
   KotoriCon 2015 - January 9-10 in Sewell, NJ
   Shikkaricon 2018 - October 27-28 in Philadelphia, PA

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