2012 – 2008

2012

Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11
Fourteenth Annual Concert “Work Songs”. Enwave Theater, Toronto, ON.

Sunday, October 27
Performance for the Toronto Children’s Chorus. St. Anne’s Church, Toronto, ON.

Saturday, September 29
Performance for the East Asian Festival. Renison University College, Waterloo, ON.

Saturday, July 28
Joint/collaborative concert with Chicago’s Ho Etsu Taiko. Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago.

Saturday, July 21
Full concert presented by the Elora Festival. Gambrel Barn, Elora, ON.

Saturday, July 14
Full concert presented by the Collingwood Music Festival.

Thursday, July 12
One-hour free concert presented by the Toronto Music Garden.

Saturday, July 7
Performance at the Toronto Taiko Festival, University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music.

Friday, June 8
One-hour performance for Carrousel of Nations Festival. Windsor, ON

Friday, May 25 to Sunday, May 27
Various performances for Anime North 2012. Toronto Congress Centre and Doubletree International Plaza Hotel.


Tour of Michigan

Saturday, April 28
Full concert presented by the Dogwood Center for the Performing Arts. Freemont, MI.

Friday, April 27
Full concert presented by the Dennos Museum, Northwestern Michigan College. Milliken Auditorium, Traverse City, MI.

Wednesday, April 25
Full concert presented by Lake Superior State University Arts Center. Sault Ste. Marie, MI.

Sunday, April 22
Full concert at Stetson Chapel, Kalamazoo College, MI.


Saturday, April 21
Full concert and featured performers for the Sakura Ball. Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre. Toronto, ON.

Friday, March 23
Full concert presented by McMaster University’s Celebrity Concert Series. Convocation Hall, McMaster University, Hamilton.

Thursday, March 15
Tatsujin Gei “Master Artists from Japan” collaborative concert with Kodo’s Yoshikazu and Yoko Fujimoto and Okinawan dance master Mitsue Kinjo. Kobayashi Hall, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre.

Friday, February 17
Full concert presented by Sunfest World Music and Jazz Series. The Aeolian Performing Arts Centre, London, ON.


2011

Friday to Sunday, November 18 to 20
Thirteenth Annual/DVD Release Concert “HANA”. Fleck Dance Theatre, Toronto

Thursday, September 29
Free one-hour noon concert at the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts

Thursday, August 25
Free one hour performance presented by the Toronto Music Garden

Thursday, August 18
Full concert presented by the Toronto Botanical Garden as part of the Gardens of Song Music Series.

Thursday, June 9 to Sunday, June 12
Various performances at the Smoky Hill River Festival. Salina, KS.

Saturday, May 7
Full concert presented by Fermilab Cultural Arts Series. Ramsey, Auditorium, Batavia, IL.

Saturday, April 30
Concert for Japan: short benefit performance presented by the National Association of Japanese Canadians and the Sociology and Equity Studies in Education Dept., OISE Auditoirum, University of Toronto.

Thursday, April 21
Full concert presented by the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre. Ganbare Nippon! Beating the Drum for Earthquake Relief. Kobayashi, Hall, JCCC, Toronto.

Sunday, April 10
Raise the Sun: A Benefit Concert for Japan. Norfolk United Church, Guelph.

Tuesday, March 1
One-hour lunchtime concert presented by McMaster University’s School of the Arts. Convocation Hall, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.


2010

Saturday, November 13
“IROHA” directed by Aki Takahashi. Auditorium De La Salle. Ottawa

Friday, November 5 and Saturday, November 6
Annual concert “IROHA” directed by Aki Takahashi. Fleck Dance Theatre, Toronto

Sunday, August 15
One-hour performance at Festival des Traditions du Monde, Sherbrooke, Quebec

Friday, August 20
One-hour mainstage performance at the Fortune Cooking Festival, presnted by Harbourfront Centre, Toronto

Thursday, August 5
Free one-hour concert presented by the Toronto Music Garden.

Thursday, June 3
One-hour free noon peformance presented by the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts.

May 26 to 30
Ten, sixty-minute performances at the Ottawa International Children’s Festival.

Saturday, April 24
Full concert (return engagement) presented by the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, MI.


2009

Thursday, December 9
Full concert presented by The Society of the Four Arts. Wantler S. Gubermann Auditorium, Palm Beach Florida.

Friday, November 27 to Sunday, November 29
Annual self-presented concert ‘Kotama – Spirit of Taiko’ celebrating the release of Nagata Shachu’s first DVD. Al Green Theatre, Toronto.

Wednesday, October 21
Full concert presented by the Richmond Hill Centre for Performing Arts.

Saturday, October 24
Full concert (return engagement) presented by the Collingwood Music Festival. Collingwood, ON.


Tour of North Carolina and Tennessee

Sunday, October 4
Full concert presented by Levitt Shell. Memphis, TN.

Friday, October 2
Full concert presented by University of Tennessee Chattanooga.

Wednesday, September 30
Full concert presented by Lipinsky Auditorium. University of North Carolina, Asheville

Tuesday, September 29
Full concert presented by McCrary Theatre, Elon, North Carolina.

Monday, September 28
Full concert presented by University of North Carolina. Wilmington , North Carolina.


Thursday, August 27
One-hour performance presented by the Toronto Music Garden.

Friday, August 7
Full concert presented by the Huntsville Festival of the Arts. Algonquin Theatre, Huntsville, ON.

Thursday, July 9
Full concert presented by Lakeside Association. Hoover Auditorium,
Lakeside, Ohio.

Saturday, May 23
Performances presented by Anime North. Toronto Congress Centre.

Sunday, May 17
One-hour young audience performance for Music with Bite presented by Jeunesses Musicales and Harbourfront Centre. 1 PM Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON.

Saturday, May 9 and Sunday, May 10
Two main stage performances and one outreach show at the Lake Eden Arts Festival (LEAF), Black Mountain, North Carolina.

Saturday, May 2
One-hour performance presented by Open Ears Festival. Kitchener, ON.

Friday, April 24
Full concert presented by the Dennos Museum Center. Milliken Auditorium, Northwestern Michigan College. Traverse City, MI.

Saturday, April 18
Full concert presented by Ferris State University. G. Mennen Williams Auditorium, Big Rapids, MI.

Thursday, April 16
Nagata Shachu in concert with the renowned Upper Canada Chorus. Richmond Hill Centre for Performing Arts.

Thursday, March 19
Opening performance for the Toronto Art Expo. Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Saturday, March 7
Pre-concert performance for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s New Creations Festival. Roy Thomson Hall.

Friday, March 6
Full concert presented by McMaster University’s Celebrity Concert Series. Convocation Hall, Hamilton, ON.

Thursday, February 12
Full concert and school show presented by the Colonial Theatre. Pittsfield, MA.


2008

Saturday, November 29
Annual self-presented concert celebrating the group’s 10th anniversary and CD release of ‘Tsuzure’ with special guest Makoto Tani (koto). Ryerson Theatre.

Friday, October 31 and Saturday, November 1
Full concerts presented by TOHU. Montreal, Quebec.

Thursday, July 31
Full concert presented by the Collingwood Music Festival. Collingwood, ON.

Saturday, August 2
Full concert presented by the Elora Festival. Gambrel Barn, Elora, ON.

Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20
One-hour performances at Detroit’s Concert of Colors. Rhythm Stage, Detroit, MI.

Saturday, July 5
One-hour performances at London’s Sunfest. Big Rock South Stage and Bandshell Mainstage. Victoria Park, London, ON.

Sunday, June 15
Collaboration with dancer/choreographer Keiko Kitano for Luminat’eau, a part of Luminato Festival finale. Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre.

Saturday, February 9
Full concert presented by McNeese State University Banner Series. Lake Charles, Louisiana.