There’s a yellow suitcase marked ‘YA’ in the equipment closet. During our practices, we regularly borrow equipment from the suitcase. But more often, the yellow suitcase tags along as we help load equipment into and out of Juni‘s car before and after practices.
‘YA’ stands for ‘Young Audiences of Massachusetts’. It also represents a major […]
Two weekends ago, I played taiko with my friends on a shady plaza overlooking the Charles River, followed by a free lunch. Yes, the Waltham Riverfest was a cushy gig, especially compared to the other gig Odaiko New England was doing at the same time. I’m sure the Boston Pride Parade was a blast, but […]
Loaded up and Ready to Go
So, here we are, coming out of our anniversary concert, and there isn’t much time to rest.
It’s my first chance to organize a gig.
I rashly volunteered to organize a performance for the Waltham Riverfest. Megan Gleeson of the Waltham Cultural Council approached me about this performance […]
She will paint you a musical story, Of troops in all of their glory. But tales of daring Are not all she’s sharing. She’ll throw in some goofiness, too.
On Yui, she’s totally groovin’ She’s got the whole audience movin’. With a flip of a stick, And her grin that’s so quick, She […]
Shin-En Revisioned Doing fast triplets is hard Most of us couldn’t
Colorful obi We debated at great length Finally, yellow
I wait nervously When do I come in again? I think I missed it
Cello, take, gong Hira, vocals, Thunder God It’s Kaminari
Senryu stands waiting Sheilarae and Greg spaced out All’s well that ends […]
reVISION concert a powerful performance Mark and Juni proud
Lying on sofa Strong coffee, good book and cat. Nothing else to do.
Counting my bruises Bags and circles under eyes When is my massage?
Carry Odaiko on Saturday and Sunday Muscle pain Monday