Taikoz

Cabaret Acts

About Taikoz

TaikOz has composed over thirty original works for wadaiko, including several in combination with instruments such as shakuhachi, koto, marimba, saxophone, cello and didgeridoo. Distinguished composers, Gerard Brophy, Andrea Molino, Michael Askill, David Pye, Philip South, Graeme Koehne and Timothy Constable have also written works for the ensemble.

TaikOz has collaborated with artists and companies as diverse as John Bell and the Bell Shakespeare Company, taiko greats Kenny Endo, Kaoru Watanabe, Eitetsu Hayashi and Eitetsu Fuun no Kai, and choreographers Meryl Tankard and Anandavalli. In 2012, TaikOz collaborated with Kodo on a nation-wide tour of Australia. The group has also appeared in concerto works with the Sydney, Melbourne, West Australian and Queensland Symphony Orchestras, as well as the Dresden Sinfoniker in Europe. Awards include Limelight "Best New Composition Award" for Kaidan, Sidney Myer Performing Arts Award in recognition of TaikOz's commitment to Australian music and a Drover Award for regional touring and education.

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