ShinDaiko is a Japanese drumming ensemble based in Greater Boston. We are proud to showcase the intensity, passion and history of Japanese drumming, a tradition spanning thousands of years. Our multi-instrumentalist member roster also allows us to incorporate modern instruments and styles into our ensemble pieces. We specialize in live performances at public and private events in Boston and New England. Our distinctive traditional, festival, and contemporary sets can be tailored specifically to your event, no matter how large or small.
Our performances and clients include:
The Consulate General of Japan in Boston
National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.
Showa Boston Institute for Language and Culture
The Japan Society of Rhode Island/Newport Black Ships Festival
Waltham Watch City Festival
Hartford Riverfront Dragon Boat Festival
We make our own drums and are happy to answer any questions about drum-making that you may have. Drum-building tutorials are being added to the site for those who are interested.