Instruments and playing styles

Playing the Taiko physically demands a lot from a drummer. Similar to Martial Arts, it requires physical flexibility, strength and suppleness.
Since 1984 Circle Percussion has been training on its special and original Japanese instruments under the guidance of the Taiko masters of KODO. Our instruments were built by the well-known and most valued Japanese drum builder "Asano Taiko Company".

Check out the visually spectacular Japanese taikos all around.


A summary of the highlights over the years, from the founding in 1973 when it was still called 'Circle Ensemble' up to the present day. More than 45 years of percussion history.

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Circle Percussion has been in existence since 1973. Back then a modern music ensemble, now a percussion group playing all over the world.

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