ECTC is this weekend! Be sure to check out our Early Arrival options in the “Schedule” tab above!



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ECTC 2020

  • Workshop Selection Announcements
    Your workshop selections are being sent out today by e-mail! Make sure to keep an eye on your inbox throughout this week as more announcements are made leading up to the weekend. Please contact us with questions or concerns at ectc2020uconn@gmail.com. We're so excited to see you all!
  • Early Arrival: TCA Luncheon!
    We are pleased to have the Taiko Community Alliance as one of our sponsors for ECTC! As part of our early arrival segment, TCA will be hosting a lunch on Friday afternoon from 12:00 pm until 3:00 pm. This lunch will be hosted in the AsACC (Asian American Cultural Center) Conference room (AsACC, SU 428) on the 4th floor of UConn's Student Union. For a full map of UConn, click here. The AsACC room is on the south side of the Student Union, and is labeled from the outside. We recommend you park at our North Garage for this event … Read more
  • ECTC Workshop Changes
    We regret to inform you that Kaoru Watanabe is unfortunately no longer able to attend ECTC 2020. If you have registered already and selected one of Kaoru's workshops, please check your e-mail! If you don't see a message from us, contact us ASAP! We are very excited to announce that we will be hosting Soh Daiko as a workshop instructor for session two's Miyake workshop! We are very grateful for their willingness to help, and we're excited to see them (and you all!) at ECTC 2020!
  • Submit Final Concert Performances!
    We're excited that so many of you have expressed interest in performing at ECTC 2020! If you or your group has not yet indicated interest in performing through our registration form, please click here to submit a piece to be considered for the final concert after reading the message below: The form contains important information about the performance stage and other requirements, so please read it thoroughly!  Please fill out the form, ONCE per performing group, at your earliest convenience. It is our goal to invite selected performers by next Friday 1/17, so please fill out this form within the … Read more
  • Sponsor Highlight 1: kaDON
    It's the holiday season, and we want to highlight some of our generous sponsors! Our first sponsor shoutout is to the wonderful people at kaDON!!!! kaDON is a strong supporter of the Taiko community and we are thrilled to have the on board for ECTC 2020. Please visit their website at https://kadon.com/. kaDON has a shop for all your Taiko equipment needs, and is the best place to learn taiko or fue online. Join their growing community for exclusive access to their online training library and learn from some of the best instructors in the world (some of whom will … Read more
  • Crowdfunding Campaign Launch
    Our crowdfunding campaign for the 2020 East Coast Taiko Conference starts TODAY! Please visit give.classy.org/ectc2020 to make a donation to the conference. * GIVE NOW We're partnering with Asano Taiko U.S. to provide unique incentives to donate and to spread the word. Please see our site's crowdfunding page for more details on prizes and becoming a fundraiser! Our first goal for this campaign is $6,000! We have a couple of matching sponsors lined up – so be on the lookout for these great opportunities to provide your support to this amazing conference! Like other ECTC hosts, Kodama Taiko at the … Read more
  • Drum TAO Coming to UConn Before ECTC!
    This update is pretty self explanatory, but as stated above, Drum TAO has been booked to come to UConn the DAY before ECTC! We could not pass up including this in the ECTC plan – check out the main page below for more information: Drum TAO February 20th