A fun, open and soulful journey through the high spirited energy of the Japanese taiko drum, blended with percussive sounds and festive song and dance

 

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SYDNEY MIYAKE RENSHU KAI

SYDNEY MIYAKE RENSHU KAI Everyone was so excited to hit the first "DON" on the taiko since the last session in March. Everyone brought a face mask and was wearing it in the session without discussing it. As well as keeping distance all the time, hand sanitiser, opening windows in the breaks and more. Thank you everyone for taking care of each other! 01/08/2020

LIVE STREAM WORKSHOP

LIVE STREAM WORKSHOP Thank you so much to Japan Foundation, Sydney for organising the great live stream event and thanks to people who joined us!!! 25/07/2020

AUSTRALASIAN WADAIKO FESIVAL 2020

AUSTRALASIAN WADAIKO FESTIVAL 2020 The taiko lovers from 21 groups in Australia and New Zealand joined the event and made a HUGE success. Thank you to all who joined the event and looking forward to seeing you all face to face sometime in the near future!!! 05/07/2020

WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP YuNiOn had a workshop for Australian Olympic Committee. Thanks to Mark Beretta from channel 7 and Cate Campbell who is an Australian swimmer and Gold Medalist of the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics for joining us. It was so much fun! Thank you so much to Australian Olympic Committee for having us! 11/06/2020

CORPORATA PERFORMANCE

CORPORATE PERFORMANCE Australian Taiko Drummers performed at Adelaide Convention Centre. Thank you to Toyota for having us. Thank you to Katie and Nicole from Matsuri Taiko for joining us. It was great fun playing with you all. 14/03/2020

CORPORATE WORKSHOP

CORPORATE WORKSHOP It was a fun day at Killara Golf Club. Thank you to Dulux for having us! 12/03/2020

BUSHFIRE RELIEF EVENT

BUSHFIRE RELIEF EVENT YuNiOn had a workshop for the community of Buxton area. Thank you to Buxton Community Association for having us. They are going to have 81 Bushfire Relief Events through the year. That is amazing!!! It was nice to see everyone's smile! 07/03/2020

PERFORMANCE

PERFORMANCE Another awesome night of playing. This was an improvisation based on signals from the conductor. African drummers, Brazilian drummers, Latino drummers and Graham on katsugi okedo, all joining forces to make music as one. 15/02/2020

BBL

BBL Sydney 6ers won the final!!! Thank you for having us. It was fun season for YuNiOn too! 08/02/2020

DEL MONTE

DEL MONTE It was nice to be back at Del Monte. YuNiOn performed for their Lunar New Year Celebration. Thank you for having us and looking forward to 2020. 07/02/2020

TRIAL SESSION

TRIAL SESSION It was so much fun making music together with you all! Thank you for coming. 04/02/2020

FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL YuNiOn performed at the Lunar New Year in Blacktown. It was over 40 degrees on the stage! It was an amazing condition to perform. Thank you so much to Blacktown Council for having us and the people who watched us in the heat. We love sharing wadaiko. 31/01/2020

SYDNEY FESTIVAL 2020

SYDNEY FESTIVAL 2020 Night Parade of One Hundred Goblins. What an amazing season!!! Thank you so much to Art Gallery of New South Wales and Clockfire Theatre Company for an amazing experience. Thank you to all performers, people who are involved in the big project and came to see the performances. Looking forward to seeing you all soon! 16-25 January 2020

THANK YOU!

THANK YOU! YuNiOn would like to thank everyone who helped us. YuNiOn receives no funding or donations and so it is with your help that we are able to play and share the sounds and movements of Japan and Japanese culture, especially through the art of drumming, wadaiko. 13/12/2019

TRAIAL SESSION

TRAIAL SESSION YuNiOn Inner West Taiko trial session was booked out. Thank you to the people who attended. It was so much fun! 10/12/2019

MATSURI IN SYDNEY

MATSURI IN SYDNEY Australia Miyake Kai - Sydney Miyake Renshu Kai performed at Sydney Matsuri. Thank you to Ayako-san for making special trip to join us! 07/12/2019

MATSURI IN SYDNEY

MATSURI IN SYDNEY Team YuNiOn performed at Sydney Matsuri 😊 Well done everyone! 07/12/2019

AUSTRALIAN TAIKO DRUMMERS

AUSTRALIAN TAIKO DRUMMERS Corporate performance at Art Gallery. Thank you for having "Australian taiko drummers". 05/12/2019

LAUNCH

LAUNCH YuNiOn performed for launch of Pepper Lunch on George street Sydney. Thank you for having us. 05/12/2019

TEAM BUILDING WORKSHOP

TEAM BUILDING Corporate team building workshop at amazing location. It was so much fun! Thank you for having us. 03/12/2019

TWILIGHT MARKETS

TWILIGHT MARKETS Thank you to the people who watched and joined us! It was great fun! 01/12/2019

SANTA SABINA COLLEGE

SANTA SABINA COLLEGE The combined ensembles, 24 taiko players from Y2 to Y11 opened the event and performed beautifully! Well done everyone! 27/11/2019

MARKETS

MARKETS YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids had fun at the Kingsford Noodle Markets. Thank you to the Randwick Council and people who came and joined us. 16/11/2019

WILKINS TAIKO ENSEMBLE

WILKINS TAIKO ENSEMBLE How Exiting!!! The Wilkins Taiko Ensemble (directed by YuNiOn) performed at Ensembles Showcase 2019. It was the first performance for the Ensemble!!! 08/11/2019

BBG 2019

BEGA BIG GROOVE 2019 Thank you so much to team Stonewave Taiko Drumming for having us. It was so much fun performing with you all! 26/10/2019

FUNCTION

FUNCTION BIG charity event, "Tokyo Nights" YuNiOn collaborated with Satsuki Odamura. Thank you for having us! 21/09/2019

FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL YuNiOn, YuNiOn Kids and YuNiOn Tribe performed at the Vietnamese Moon Festival. It was a perfect day for the event and great community feel. Thank you for having us! 21/09/2019

CORPORATE PERFORMANCE

CORPORATE PERFORMANCE 3 day event for the launch of Koyomi High Ball. Thank you for having us! 18-20/09/2019

JAPANESE JAZZ JAM

JAPANESE JAZZ JAM ”Japanese Jazz Jam" It was an amazing night!!! Thank you to Kano-san, Lazybones, Matt, Stan and people who came in the rain!!! 18/09/2019

FLORIADE

FLORIADE We had an amazing day at the Floriade in Canberra. It was great fun to collaborate with Yasukazu Kano. Thank you for people who came and watched us and thank you to the festival for having us! 15/09/2019

WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP Thank you to team Stone Wave Taiko for having Kano-san and Graham! 14/09/2019

PARKLIGHT FESTIVAL

PARKLIGHT FESTIVAL Yasukazu Kano's Australia Tour with YuNiOn. The first stop is BEGA, at the PARKLIGHT FESTIVAL. What a beautiful music and settings! Thank you for having us! 13/09/2019

MIYAKE CAMP 2019

MIYAKE CAMP Graham and Sydney Miyake Renshu Kai members attended the Miyake camp in Melbourne and they had an amazing time! 6-8/09/2019

FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL Cherry Blossom Festival at the World Square. Thank you for people who watched us in the rain and thank you for having us again. 29/8/2019

LAUNCH

LAUNCH Satsuki and Masae performed at the launch of Flight Path Theatre. What a fun night with amazing acts. Thank you for having us! 24/8/2019

FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL YuNiON had great time at Cherry Blossom Festival in Auburn. Thank you for having us and joining us! 22,23/8/2019

CORPORATE

CORPORATE YuNiOn performed for Fox Sports Rugby Launch for Rugby World Cup Japan 2019! 20/8/2019

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL The Cherry Blossom Festival at world square. Thank you for having us and people who watched us in the strong wind. 19/8/19

CITY2SURF

CITY2SURF Graham started off each groups with drum beat + audiences participation! The total 85,000 participants!!! It was HUGE!!! 11/08/2019

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH YuNiOn was in the Daily Telegraph. 9/9/2019

AUSTRALIAN TAIKO DRUMMERS

AUSTRALIAN TAIKO DRUMMERS Australian Taiko Drummers performed at Optus event, 1 year to go to the Tokyo Olympic. It was great to be a part of such a big event. Thank you for having us and thank you to Koji Hiraki, Samantha Newton, Akiko Yura, Arisa Yura and Ned Wu for joining us. That was fun performing with you all! 24/07/2019

TAIKO INTENSIVE

WINTER TAIKO INTENSIVE WITH STONE WAVE TAIKO We had a great weekend with beautiful people, preparing for the big performance. Thank you for having us. We are looking forward to the Bega Big Groove in October! 20-21/07/2019

TUTTI MUSIC FESTIVAL

TUTTI MUSIC FESTIVAL YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids performed at the Tutti Festival in Beijing. It was an amazing 10 days in Beijing, we had so much fun, sightseeing, eating lots of food, meeting many people and listing to the great music !!! Thank you for having us, organising everything and looking after us !!! 11/07/2019

JAPANESE WINTER NIGHT 2019

JAPANESE WINTER NIGHT 2019 It was a fantastic night to collaborate with the Satsuki Odamura Koto Ensemble at the Lazybones Lounge in Marrickville. Also, YuNiOn Tribe and Sydney Miyake Renshu Kai performed as our special guests. Thank you everyone. 30/06/2019

WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP Masae attended a Minyo workshop with Okada-sensei. It was great fun singing with beautiful people. Thank you! 02/06/2019

ASAKUSA

ASAKUSA Visiting Miyamoto Unosuke Shoten in Asakusa. 29/05/2019

FESTIVAL

Festival Sakaide Salt Festival. Masae performed on the amazing stage in 1988. It was opening event of the Bridge. 12/05/2019

FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL Setouchi International Art Festival in Megi-jima. 11/05/2019

FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL Marugame Castle Festival in Masae's home town. It was great to see the local taiko groups performing in the amazing location. 3-4/05/2019

KAGURA

KAGURA We saw an amazing Iwami Kagura. There were 8 BIG snakes on the stage! 29/04/2019

ZENTSUJI

ZENTSUJI We always enjoy visiting Zentsuji - temple. 27/04/2019

KANAMARUZA

KANAMARUZA It is the oldest Kabuki theatre. 16/04/2019

88 Temples

88 TEMPLES Visiting number 82 Negoroji - temple. 16/04/2019

MARUGAME CASTLE

MARUGAME CASTLE Masae's home town. 06/04/2019

RECORDING

RECORDING YuNiOn had a recording and filming with The Satsuki Odamura Koto Ensemble. We are looking forward to the future events. 27/03/2019

KALEIDOSCOPE of LANE COVE

EVENT KALEIDOSCOPE of Lane Cove. It was a family friendly event and we had so much fun with the lovely audience. Thank you to the people who came and joined us. Special thanks to the Lane Cove Council for having us. 22/03/2019

FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL YuNiOn had 3 sets of performing/roving at the Carnival of Culture. Thank you to the Inner West Council for having us and people who came and joined us. 24/02/2019

TV PROGRAM

TV PROGRAM Thank you to Channel 7 "Sunrise" and the Inner West Council for having YuNiOn for the morning. It was a promotion for The Carnival of Culture at Ashfield Park. Amazing music, dance and food. 22/02/2019

LUNAR NEW YEAR

FESTIVAL Lunar New Year Celebration in Blacktown. An amazing festival and a beautiful location. And what an incredible thunder storm!! Thank you for having us. 08/02/2019

COMMUNITY TAIKO SESSION

COMMUNITY TAIKO SESSION YuNiOn started community Taiko sessions in Inner West. Looking forward to meeting new people!!! 05/02/2019

SYDNEY MIYAKE RENSHUKAI

SYENEY MIYAKE RENSHU KAI Miyake workshop with Tsumura Family. Thank you to Kazu-sensei and Haru-sensei for sharing the amazing knowlage, we all had a great time. Thank you to Ayako-san from Australia Miyake Kai, Sydney Miyake Renshu Kai members and all the participants for supporting this event. 04/02/2019

MIYAKE CAMP IN NZ

MIYAKE CAMP IN NZ Masae attended the Miyake camp with Tsumura Family in Auckland. Thank you so much to Jane and Jean-Francois for an amazing weekend and looking after all of us. We are looking forward to visiting New Zealand again! 2,3/02/2019

HAPPY NEW YEAR

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids had a first performance of the year. We didn't plan to perform while we are in Bega for holiday. Thank you to Sam for inviting us, thank you to team Stone Wave Taiko for lending us the taiko and thank you to the people who came and watched us. "YuNiOn Crocers" as we had to wear crocs... enjoyed performing at the beautiful Tathra Hotel. 08/01/2019

CORPORATE

CORPORATE YuNiOn performed at the official opening for Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart in Chatswood. So nice to have us and great to perform for the Willoughby Council Mayor. Thank you for having us and the nice tarts. 19/12/2018

TWILIGHT MARKET

TWILIGHT MARKET YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids were at the twilight market. Thank you for having us and joining us. 09/12/2018

MATSURI 2018

MATSURI 2018 Thank you to YuNiOn Tribe for your hard work towards the Sydney Matsuri performance. It was fun performing with you all. 08/12/2018

TAIKO SESSION

TAIKO SESSION Thank you so much to everyone who came to the YuNiOn Taiko sessions in the Inner West. We had so much fun playing with you all an looking forward to 2019. 07/12/2018

PHS

PHS It was fun workshop and thank you for having us!! 07/12/18

INLAND SEA OF SOUND

FESTIVAL Thank you to Inland Sea of Sound for having us. It was great fun preforming. Thank you to the people who came and joined us. 01/12/2018

LONG DAY CARE

PERFORMANCE YuNiOn had a performance / workshop at the long day care centre. It was fun working with little children. Thank you for having us. 30/11/2018

JAPAN FESTIVAL WELLINGTON

JAPAN FESTIVAL WELLINGTON It was such an amazing festival and fun collaboration with Narukami Taiko and Noriko Tadano. Thank you for having us. Photo credit : Hiroaki Ito 24/11/2018

PLAY SCHOOL

PLAY SCHOOL Stop Look Listen “Japanese Drums” Ep 1 Monday, November 26 @ 0900 on ABC KIDS. 26/11/2018

NARUKAMI TAIKO

NARUKAMI TAIKO Rehearsals and Workshops with Narukami Taiko for the big performance at the Wellington Japan Festival. Thank you to the team Narukami for your hard work and the lovely gift. Special thanks to Jessie for organising and everything. 22-25/11/2018

KOTO & TAIKO

COLLABORATION It was a fun night, collaboration with the Satsuki Odamua Koto Ensemble. Thank you everyone. 18/11/2018

SYDNEY MIYAKE RENSHU KAI

SYDNEY MIYAKE RENSHU KAI Thank you for everyone who came to the Renshu Kai. Special thanks to Ayako-san and Shin-san for coming to Sydney, leading the session and giving us lots of advice to improve. 17/11/2018

CORPORATE PERFORMANCE

CORPORATE PERFORMANCE Thank you for having us. 16/11/2018

Santa Sabina College

SANTA SABINA COLLEGE Santa Sabina Taiko Ensemble and Del Monte Taiko Ensemble performed for their Celebration of Music. Well done!!! 13/11/2018

TAIKO SNIVES

TAIKO SNIVES Taiko Snives, team Riku, Kaze, Sora and Honoh performed beautifully at the Anuual concert. Well done!!! 8,15/11/2018

CANDLE FESTIVAL

CANDLE FESTIVAL YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids had a great day at the Canberra Nara Candle Festival. Thank you for having us!!! 27/10/18

NZ TOUR 2018

NZ TOUR 2018 Performance in Auckland. Thank you to Jane for organising the concert, all Kumo members, people who came to the concert and the donation, Seido Karate for the venue, Jean-Francois for the taiko. We had a great time. 29/09/2018

YuNiOn Family

YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids at Bega Big Groove. 25/08/2018

BEGA BIG GROOVE

BEGA BIG GROOVE YuNiOn + YuNiOn Tribe at Bega Big Groove. Thank you to David Hewitt, Stonewave Taiko, all musicians and dancers and people who came to the concert and danced with us!!! 25/08/2018

AUSTRALIAN TAIKO DRUMMERS

AUSTRALIAN TAIKO DRUMMERS Corporate event at Sydney Town Hall. Thank you to Ayako-san for your hard work!!! 24,25/08/2018

AUBURN CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL YuNiOn and YuNiOn Tribe were at the Auburn Cherry Blossom Festival Kids Day. It was great fun with the lots of children!!! Thank you for joining us. 22/08/2018

YuNiOn TRIBE

YuNiOn TRIBE YuNiOn Tribe performed at Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival 🌸 18,19,25,26/08/2018

YUNION TRIBE

YuNiOn TRIBE YuNiOn Tribe T-shirts have arrived. It is time to have their own T-shirt and they are performing at Auburn Cherry Blossom Festival. 18/08/2018

TAIKO CLUB

TAIKO CLUB Del Monte Taiko Ensemble performed at the Sydney Town Hall. 15/08/2018

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL YuNiOn and YuNiOn Tribe performed at the World Square cherry blossom festival. 13,20/08/2018

CORPORATE WORKSHOP

CORPORATE WORKSHOP It was so much fun with the great energy of people. Thank you so much for coming and having a go. Special thanks to Imalia who organised the mystery team building workshop for her company. 08/08/2018

AUSTRALIAN TAIKO DRUMMERS

CORPORATE PERFORMANCE Australian Taiko Drummers performed at a corporate event in Canberra. Thank you for having us. 04/08/2018

WOW FESTIVAL

WAY OUT WEST FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids had a great day at the WOW festival. Thank you to Liverpool Council and people who came to join us!!! 19/07/2018

AAWF 2018

ALL AUSTRALIAN WADAIKO FESTIVAL 2018 Masae attended the AAWF as an Australia Miyake Kai member. Thank you to all for the amazing event. Special thanks to everyone who helped make it happen. I really enjoyed meeting old friends and new friends. Looking forward to seeing you again! 07/07/2018

ASANO TAIKO

ASANO TAIKO Asano taiko has arrived!!! 07/06/2018

MIYAKE CAMP IN TOKYO

MIYAKE CAMP IN TOKYO Masae attended Miyake Camp with Tsumura Family in Tokyo. Thank you to Daihyo, Hide-sensei, Haru-sensei, Setsuko-san and all Miyake friends for sharing amazing skill and fun time. 12-13/05/2018

CONCERT IN OSAKA

CONCERT IN OSAKA Graham had a great concert at Classica in Osaka with Yasukazu Kano, Shibata Ryotaro, Sanshi Didgeridoo, Hinata Ishii. An absolutely beautiful venue, many tunes, wonderful music, amazing musicians, great improvisations and many new friends. Thank you all. 06/04/2018

PHOTO SHOOT

PHOTO SHOOT YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids. 28/03/2018

CARNIVAL OF CULTURES

CARNIVAL OF CULTURES YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids performed at the Carnival of Cultures with the 4 students from Santa Sabina Taiko Ensemble. Thanks to Inner west council, people who came and joined us, Santa Sabina college and the Taiko girls. We had a great day. 18/03/2018

FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids performed at the Petersham Festival. Thank you to Inner West Council for having us and people who joined with us. 04/03/2018

NATSU MATSURI IN MEL

MIYAKE PERFORMANCE It was an amazing opportunity to perform with Tsumura Family and the Australia Miyake Kai members at Natsu Matsuri in Melbourne. Thank you so much to Daihyo, Kazu sensei, Hide sensei, Haru sensei, Ayako san, Shin san, Melanie and the Miyake friends. It was so much fun. 25/02/2018

MIYAKE CAMP

MIYAKE CAMP Melbourne Miyake camp with Tsumura Family. 23-24/02/2018

MIYAKE WORKSHOP

MIYAKE WORKSHOP It was an amazing workshop with Tsumura Daihyo and Kazu-sensei. Thank you for coming to Sydney. Thank you to Ayako from Australia Miyake Kai for the opportunity and people who came to the workshop. 21/02/2018

LUNAR NEW YEAR

LUNAR NEW YEAR YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids performed at Lunar New Year Celebrations in Blacktown Town. We had a great evening. Thanks to Blacktown council for having us. Special thanks to Kano san for joining us. It was very special. 16/02/2018

FOUR WINDS SUMMER SOUNDS

FOUR WINDS SUMMER SOUNDS IN BERMAGUI World Premiere Collaboration with Yasukazu Kano, James Crabb, Sam Martin, Kade Brown, David Hewitt and YuNiOn. It was an amazing location with amazing musicians. Thanks to Four Winds for having us and thanks to all musicians, staffs and people who came to see us. 27/01/2018

JAPANESE JAZZ JAM 2018

JAPANESE JAZZ JAM 2018 It was a such a fantastic night! Thanks to Kano-san, Matt and Steve for the amazing music. Thanks to people who came and LazyBones Lounge Marrickville. 21/01/2018

TORIBUE WORKSHOP

TORIBUE WORKSHOP Toribue workshop with Mr. Yasukazu Kano. Thank you to Kano-san for the fun workshop. Everyone enjoyed making Toribue and feeling the nature. 20/01/2018

SHINOBUE WORKSHOP

SHINOBUE WORKSHOP Shinobue workshop with Mr. Yasukazu Kano. Thank you so much to Kano-san for shearing your deep knowledge with shinobue lovers in Australia. 17-18/01/2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR

HAPPY NEW YEAR Happy New Year to everyone. YuNiOn has had an amazing year. Huge performances and workshops in Sydney, Perth, Canberra, Bega and New Zealand. Collaborations with fantastic taiko groups, amazing musicians as well as hosting overseas artists and of course performances with the wonderful YuNiOn Kids and YuNiOn Tribe. We really appreciate your support and hope to see you soon in 2018. 31/12/2017

YUKIS NYE 2017

NYE 2017 Happy New Year 🎊 It was a great way of celebrating the new year at YUKIS At the Quay. Amazing view, food, drinks and people. Thank you so much for having us. 31/12/2017

MATSURI 2017

MATSURI 2017 YuNiOn had a great day at the Matsuri. Thank you for people who organised the event, people who came to the Matsuri in Sydney and YuNiOn Kids and YuNiOn Tribe for performing with us. We feel so happy, thank you for having us. 09/12/2017

PERTH TOUR

PERTH TOUR BIG 3 days in Perth. 2 days workshops, rehersuls and 2 concerts with Taiko On. It was great fun meeting you all and making music together. Special thanks to Simon Vanyai for inviting us and organising it. Thanks to all team Taiko On, volunteers, supporters and people who came to the concerts. Looking forward to seeing you all again. 26-28/10/2017

PERTH TOUR

PERTH TOUR Great poster for"Tohzai" Taiko On and YuNiOn concert. 28/10/2017

PERTH TOUR

PERTH TOUR Rehearsals with Taiko On for the collaboration piece, Daichi. 22/10/2017

MASAE'S ARTICLE

MASAE'S ARTICLET Thanks to JamsTV. https://www.jams.tv 13/10/2017

NZ TOUR

NZ TOUR Concert with Kumo Taiko, Tamashii Taiko, Neo and Nobue. We had great fun performing with you all. Special thanks to Jane Chen , Jean-Francois Vognin and Yvonne for looking after us all week. Thank you so much. 01/10/2017

NZ TOUR

NZ TOUR All day Hachijo style workshops with Kumo Taiko. Thank you for having us. 01/10/2017

NZ TOUR

NZ TOUR Lots of different workshops with Tamashii Taiko. Thank you for having us. 29-30/09/2017

NZ TOUR

NZ TOUR YuNiOn school performance with Kumo Taiko. That was great fun to perform with Kumo Taiko. Thank you! 29/09/2017

NZ TOUR

NZ TOUR Workshops with Kumo Taiko and Tamashii Taiko. Thank you for having us. 26/09/2017

NZ TOUR

NZ TOUR Thanks to Mukume Taiko for having us. Special thanks to Erola for organizing the workshop. They have amazing energy! 24/09/2017

NZ TOUR

NZ TOUR Workshops with Narukami Taiko. Thank you for having us and special thanks to Jessie for organize this event. We had a wonderful time. 22-23/09/2017

SYDNEY MIYAKE RENSHUKAI

SYDNEY MIYAKE RENSHU KAI The first Sydne Miyake Renshu Kai. Thanks to Tsumura Family and Ayako from Australia MIyake Kai to support us. 16/09/2017

DULWICH HILL VILLAGE FAIR

FESTIVAL YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids performed at Dulwich Hill Village Fair. Thanks to Inner West Council for having us and thanks to people who came and joined us. It was so much fun. 10/09/2017

EISTEDDFOD

EISTEDDFOD We are very proud. Taiko Snives got 1st prize and highly commended prize at Australian Percussion Eisteddfod. Well done boys. 06/08/2017

JAPANESE WINTER NIGHT

JAPANESE WINTER NIGHT "Japanese Winter Night" in Blue Mountains and Sydney. Thanks to The Satsuki Odamura Koto Ensemble for having us and we are looking forward to next performances! 29-30/07/2017

CHARITY PERFORMANCE

CHARITY PERFORMANCE YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids performed for Oxfam charity event at LazyBones Lounge Marrickville. It was nice to be part of the event! 21/07/2107

CORPORATE PERFORMANCE

CORPORATE PERFORMANCE We performed for opening of Japan Endless Discovery event. Thank you for having us. 12/07/2017

TAIKO TAIKEN

TAIKO TAIKEN The Japan Foundation Sydney presents "Taiko Taiken". It was great workshops for the school holiday. Thank you so much to the Japan Foundation, Sydney for having us and thank you to all the people who came and had a fun time with us. 08/07/2017

PERFORMANCE

PERFORMANCE Performance for Consulate General of Japan, Sydney. Thank you so much for having us. 30/06/2017

MIYAKE WORKSHOP

MIYAKE WORKSHOP It was an amazing workshop with Daihyo and Hide sensei from Miyake Daiko Geno Doshikai. The NSW Miyake players had a great time and looking forward to next time. Thank you so much to Daihyo and Hide sensei for visiting Sydney and sharing their amazing skill and knowledge. Thank you to Ayako from Australia Miyake Kai for the opportunity and thank you to everyone who attended and supported this event from YuNiOn. 27/06/2017

SYMPHONIA JUBILATE

SYMPHONIA JUBILATE It was a such a great Symphonia Jubilate concert and great to be part of it. Thank you for having YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids and performing our arrangement of a music. Looking forward to working together again. 24/06/2017

PARTY

PARTY Great to play for a very funky, young L'Oreal party. 22/06/2017

TAIKO CAMP

TAIKO CAMP Thank you to Stonewave Taiko for a wonderful weekend. Looking forward to the end of year concert. 10-12/06/2017

MARUGAME OSHIRO MATSURI

MARUGAME OSHIRO MATSURI We enjoyed the Festival in Masae's home town. 3-4-/05/2017

SANUKI MANNO DAIKO

YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids visited Sanuki Manno Daiko. We performed, they performed and we all had a play on the Odaiko. Thank you for having us! It was great fun! 02/05/2017

SADO TRIP

SADO TRIP YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids travelled to Sado Island to see Kano-san. We had a great time seeing the island, a Noh theatre, Kodo friends, local matsuri, jamming on the beach and hanging out with our great friend Kano-san. Thank you for a wonderful time!!! 25-30/04/2017

NATIONAL FOLK FESTIVAL 2017

NATIONAL FOLK FESTIVAL YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids were at Canberra National Folk Festival with Stonewave Taiko from Bega. It is an amazing Festival and we all had great fun! Thank you to all who were involved to the festival! 13-17/04/2017

ART, NOT APART

ART, NOT APART YuNiOn Trio (YuNiOn and David Hewitt from Stonewave Taiko) performed at Art, Not Apart. It was an amazing Art Festival in Canberra. We enjoyed performing at 3 different venues and had a great time. Thank you for having us and special thanks to David Hewitt. 18/03/2017

HARMONY DAY

HARMONY DAY YuNiOn had school performances for Harmony Day. It was so much fun with very relaxed children. Thank you for having us! 13/03/2017

FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL YuNiOn, YuNiOn Tribe and YuNiOn Kids had a great day today at Petersham Festival. We had a performance and a workshop. Thank you to Inner West Council for having us and people who came and joined us!!! 12/03/2017

INARA

PERFROMANCE YuNiOn & YuNiOn Kids had a performance at Inara. Thank you for having us. It was a very nice day with beautiful people. 11/03/2017

TAIKO WEEKEND IN BEGA

TAIKO WEEKEND It was a great intensive taiko weekend in Bega. Thanks to Stonewave Taiko! 03-05/03/2017

MANMARU OPENING EVENT

COMMUNITY PERFORMANCE Performance at Manmaru opening event. They make amazing food, sweets and coffee! 18/02/2017

KIDS PARTY

KIDS PARTY Performance / Workshop at 1st birthday party. Thank you for having us for the special occasion. 05/02/2017

Lunar New Year Celebration

FESTIVAL YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids had a great evening at Lunar New Year Celebration in Blacktown. Thanks to Blacktown council and people who came to celebrate the Lunar New Year!!! 03/02/2017

Taiko Weekend

YuNiOn TAIKO WEEKEND Special thanks to Satoshi and Kota for sharing their amazing knowledge. A great approach to music making. Thanks to all participants, we hope everyone had a good time. A great start to 2017!!! 14-15/01/2017

NYE at YUKIS

NYE PARTY Happy New Year!!! YuNiOn had a great NYE performance at Yukis restaurant. 2016 was very busy with new adventures!!! We hope you had a great 2016 and let's all have an amazing 2017. All the best from YuNiOn. 31/12/2016

YuNiOn Session EYP

END of YEAR PARTY The last YuNiOn sessions and end of the year party!!! Our New Zealand taiko friend, Jane Chen from Kumo Taiko joined us. Thank you for coming from NZ to study with us. Thanks to all YuNiOn supporters for the great year and looking forward to 2017!!! 20/12/2016

X'MAS PARTY

X'MAS PARTY YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids performed at Christmas party & Market this evening. Thank you for joining us!!! It was a fun party! 09/12/2016

GLOBE GRADUATION

PERFORMANCE YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids performed at Kokoa's preschool Graduation. All kids went to this amazing preschool. We are very lucky and feel sad to leave..... 07/12/2016

SCHOOL WORKSHOPS

SCHOOL WORKSHOPS 4 workshop at Penrith High School. The students were so easy to work with and we achieved a lot! Masae's Koto friend, Naomi-san is Japanese teacher at the school. Thank you for organising the workshops and looking after us all day. We enjoyed a lot with over 200 Japanese/Music students. 05/12/2016

KIDS PARTY

KIDS PARTY Yuzuka's 9th birthday party. We had a performance/workshop/taiko jam, also we joined a violin piece "Arabian overture". Her father is a famous Japanese Cuisine Goodwill Ambassador. Thank you for having us and lovely presents. That was a fun party!!! 04/12/2016

SCHOOLS SPECTACULAR

SCHOOLS SPECTACULAR 2016 Graham is a director of the percussion ensemble and tap dancers. It was a HUGE production!!! Amazing to watch!!! 25/11/2016

TAIKO PARTY 2016

TAIKO PARTY 2016 Thank you to A.YA, Wadaiko Rindo Sydney, YuNiOn Tribe and YuNiOn kids for performing with us and creating a great party!!! Thanks to people who came and joined us and a great venue LazyBones Lounge Marrickville. It was so much fun!!! 20/11/2016

BEGA TOUR 2016

BEGA TOUR 2016 YuNiOn had 8 school performances/workshops and finished tour with the concert with Stone Wave Taiko. Special thanks to David Hewitt for organising the tour. It was a BIG success. 30/10/2016-06/11/2016

MARRICKVILLE FESTIVAL

MARRICKVILLE FESTIVAL YuNiOn had a workshop and performed with YuNiOn Tribe and YuNiOn Kids at Marrickville Festival. Thanks to Inner West Council and the people who came and joined us. It was a GREAT day!!! 23/10/2016

BIRDCALL WORKSHOP

BIRDCALL WORKSHOP We called lots of birds at the beautiful Wilkins Green. It was a very special experience for all of us. Thanks to Kano-san. 29/09/2016

JAPANESE JAZZ JAM

JAPANESE JAZZ JAM It was a very fun night playing with Kano-san, Matt and Steve. Thank you to the amazing musicians, Lazybones and the people who came to support us!!! 28/09/2016

FLUTE MASTER MR.YASUKAZU KANO

SHINOBUE WORKSHOPS Thank you to Kano-san to share your amazing skill to Sydney Shinobue players!! 26-27/09/2016

WILKINS PUBLIC SCHOOL FAIR DAY

YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids performed at Wilkins Public School Fair Day. Thank you for coming and joining us in the rain!!! 18/09/2016

DULWICH HILL VILLAGE FAIR

YuNiOn, YuNiOn Tribe and YuNiOn Kids had a great day at Dulwich Hill Fair!!! 11/09/2016

SAMURAI FESTIVAL SYDNEY

SAMURAI FESTIVAL SYDNEY YuNiOn and YuNiOn Tribe were at Samurai Festival in Martin Place. It was an amazing location to perform in the middle of Sydney!!! Thank you to JCS Rainbow Project for having us. 09/08/2016

SCHOOL PERFORMANCE

SCHOOL PERFORMANCE Masae's solo school performance. The staff and students loved it! Performance/presentation and audience participation. Lots of fun!! 04/08/2016

JAPANESE WINTER NIGHT

JAPANESE WINTER NIGHT YuNiOn had a great "Japanese Winter Night" with The Satsuki Odamura Koto Ensemble at Lazybones in Marrickville. Thank you to all who supported this event. It was a full house and a great fun night!!! 31/07/2016

CHARITY EVENT

PERFORMANCE YuNiOn performed at a charity event, "The 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake". It was great to see lots of people there to support the event. Thank you for having us!!! 17/07/2016

MIYAKE TAIKO WORKSHOP

MIYAKE TAIKO Amazing weekend Miyake Taiko camp in Melbourne. Big thank you to Tsumura-daihyo and Kazu-sensei!!! 10/07/2016

CORPORATE PERFORMANCE

CORPORATE PERFORMANCE YuNiOn performed for Deja Vu Sake Co Dinner. Great sounding room and great audience!!! Thank you for having us. 05/07/2016

JAPAN

PRESCHOOL PERFORMANCE YuNiOn performed at the preschool in Japan. 25/04/2016

TAIWAN

PERFORMANCE YuNiOn had 4 x school performances, 1 x workshop and we opened performing arts recognition ceremony at Taipei American school. Thanks to Stephen Abernethy and TAS for having us. 19/04/2016

TAIWAN

ARTS FESTIVAL 2016 Very lucky to be part of Arts Festival 2016 at Taipei American School. 18/04/2016

TAIWAN

PERFORMANCE Big gig at Chung Yo Department Store in Taichung. 17/04/2016

TAIWAN

WORKSHOP All day workshop in Taichung. 17/04/2016

TAIWAN

PERFORMANCE YuNiOn performed at Hsiuping University in Taichung with Q&A afterwards. Thanks to Hsiuping University, Cherry-sensei and Shin-chan! 15/04/2016

TAIWAN

FLYER Flyer for YuNiOn Taiwan Tour. 13/04/2016-20/04/2016

TAIWAN

TAIWAN TOUR 13/04/2016-20/04/2016

HARMONY DAY

HARMONY DAY Workshops for Harmony Day at Lewisham Public School. 01/04/2016

HARMONY DAY

HARMONY DAY YuNiOn was invited by Waverley Council for Harmony Day! We presented a performance/workshop for 80 preschool children. There was great energy in the room. Special thanks to Hitomi who I went to the primary school with!!! and Waverley Council for asking us to have fun with the children. 22/03/2016

SCHOOL PERFORMANCE

SCHOOL PERFORMANCE Performance for Harmony Day at Matraville High School. The students and teachers are very enthusiastic and it was great fun! 21/03/2016

ST I'VES TAIKO CLUB

SCHOOL WORKSHOP Graham teaches the Taiko Snives boys every week at Sydney Grammar Prep School St Ives. It was a special weekend activity, the attendance was amazing with 48 boys. 19/03/2016

SCHOOL WORKSHOP

SCHOOL WORKSHOP Workshop for 150 students at PLC Croydon. We were lucky enough to be joined by Leigh Giles. An amazing 90 mins of Taiko, percussion, dance and voice!!! 18/03/2016

SCHOOL MUSIC CAMP

SCHOOL MUSIC CAMP YuNiOn was a part of school music camp at Naamaroo. We had great percussion students teaching on Taiko and Percussion It was such a successful 3 days!!! 14-16/03//2016

FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL WORKSHOP YuNiOn did a workshop at Petersham Food & Wine Fair. Thanks to people who played, danced and joined us. 13/03/2016

FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL PERFORMANCE YuNiOn performed at Petersham Food & Wine Fair. Thanks to Marrickville council. 13/03/2016

PERFORMANCE

PERFORMANCE YuNiOn and YuNiOn Tribe performed for the 5th Anniversary Memorial Event for the 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. An honour to perform and YuNiOn Tribe played with high energy!!! 11/03/2016

PERFORMANCE

PERFORMANCE Official poster for the 5th Anniversary Memorial Event for the 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. 11/03/2016

CORPORATE PERFORMANCE

CORPORATE PERFORMANCE YuNiOn performed for All Nippon Airways (ANA)'s launch of a new route between Sydney to Haneda. Special thanks to Mr. Sadayuki from ANA. It was YuNiOn's first official corporate performance in Sydney! 04/03/2016

CORPORATE WORKSHOP

CORPORATE WORKSHOP It was nice to start a day with fun people and an amazing view.Thank you for having us!!! 25/02/2016

CHINESE LION DANCE

CHINESE LION DANCE YuNiOn meets Chinese Lion dance. Thanks to May from Chinese Dance School of Sydney. 13/2/2016

HACHIJO WORKSHOP

WORKSHOPS Hachijo Taiko Workshops with Mr. Hiroo Asanuma. 13/2/16-14/2/2016

FESTIVAL

LUNAR NEW YEAR FESTIVAL Mr. Hiroo Asanuma and YuNiOn performed at the Blacktown City Lunar New Year Festival. It was an amazing experience. Thank you to Asanuma-sensei for performing with us! 12/2/2016

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2016

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2016 Happy New Year from YuNiOn and YuNiOn Kids!!! 1/1/2016

NEW ZEALAND

CHRISTMAS PARTY YuNiOn performed for Raijin Daiko's Christmas party in Nelson NZ. Taiko jam at the end of the party with Raijin Daiko members. That was great fun!!! Thanks to Sayuri and Fumio for looking after all our family. 20/12/2015

NEW ZEALAND

WORKSHOPS 2 days workshop for Narukami Taiko in Wellington NZ. Thank you for having us!!! 18/12/2015

NEW ZEALAND

WORKSHOPS All day workshop for Tamashii Taiko. Thank you for having us. We hope to see you all in the near future!!! Special thanks to Jane and Jean-Francois for looking after us!!! 6/12/2015

NEW ZEALAND

PERFORMANCE with WAI TAIKO YuNiOn and YuNiOn kids performed in Hamilton. Thanks to Wai Taiko for having us. It was a very fun performance with you all!!! 4/12/2015

NEW ZEALAND

WORKSHOP and REHEARSAL Workshop + Rehearsal at Wai Taiko Dojo in Hamilton. Thank you for having us. 2/12/2015

NEW ZEALAND

TAIKO FEST 2015 YuNiOn presented 3 workshops. We had 60 participants for the each workshops. That was BIG and FUN!!! 28/11/2015

NEW ZEALAND

TAIKO FEST 2015 IN AUCKLAND YuNiOn performed at the Taiko Fest. Thanks to Tamashii Daiko for inviting us! 28/11/2015

NEW ZEALAND TOUR

NEW ZEALAND TOUR YuNiOn's debut New Zealand Tour. North and South Island. 26/11/15-21/12/15

PERFORMANCE

PERFORMANCE YuNiOn performed at the Student Art Exhibition. Thank you for having us. 20/11/2015

KOTO PERFROMANCE

KOTO PERFROMANCE Masae's very first Koto performance at Glebe town hall. Special thanks to Kazue Sawai Sensei and Satsuki Odamura sensei. 7/11/2015

PERFROMANCE/WORKSHOP

PERFORMANCE / WORKSHOP Educational Play Session at Leichhardt Council Family Day Care. YuNiOn had great time with the wonderful children! Thanks to Leichhardt Council Family Day Care. 22/10/2015

WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP Public workshop for Seniors at Enmore Park. It was very nice outdoor event. Thanks to Marrickville council and the people who played! 19/10/2015

ExpHorozon 2015

EXPHOROZON 15/10/2015

LIVE IN CONCERT

LIVE IN CONCERT Thank you to Kano-san for such a wonderful night at Lazybones. Thank you to everyone who came to the performance. 24/09/2015

FLUTE WORKSHOPS

FLUTE WORKSHOPS WITH KANO-SAN Truly amazing, inspiring and so much knowledge shared with all. Thanks to Ayako-san in Melbourne for organising his visit to Oz. Thank you to all who attended and a special thanks to Kano-san. Incredible! 22/09/2015

DULWICH HILL FAIR

DULWICH HILL FAIR YuNiOn performed a 30min interactive set for kids and adults at Dulwich Hill Fair. 13/09/2015

BANKSTOWN FESTIVAL

BANKSTOWN CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL It was a perfect day for the parade and workshops at the Bankstown Children's Festival. So many children enjoyed playing the Taiko with YuNiOn! 12/09/2015

MIYAKE DAIKO WORKSHOP

MIYAKE DAIKO WORKSHOP Thanks to Hide-sensei, Haru-sensei, Ayako-san, Shin-san and all Australia Miyake Kai members. 26/07/2015

PHOTO SHOOT

PHOTO SHOOT with Amanda James Masae sings with GOYA. 16/07/2015

PHOTO SHOOT

PHOTO SHOOT Thanks to Amanda James for all the beautiful photos! 16/07/15

PHOTO SHOOT

PHOTO SHOOT Konpira Fune Fune. Minyo from Kotohira town. Song, Dance and Drum. 16/07/2015

PHOTO SHOOT

PHOTO SHOOT 16/07/2015

TAIKO MAKING

TAIKO MAKING yep.....sounds great as a katsugi okedo. 27/06/2015

TAIKO MAKING

TAIKO MAKING Dad....I think we found a great taiko shell. 24/06/2015

SCHOLL PERFROMANCE

WILKINS PS PERFORMANCE I better warm up the cajon!! 16/06/2015

SCHOOL PERFROMANCE

WILKINS PS PERFORMANCE The taiko (buckets) are set, ready to go for 2 x schools performance - workshops at Wilkins Public School. 16/06/2015

KIMONO/TAIKO WORKSHOP

KIMONO / TAIKO WORKSHOP Hachijo-style workshop with participants in traditional Yukata. Dressed by Tae Greener. 17/05/2015

KIMONO/TAIKO WORKSHOP

KIMONO / TAIKO WORKSHOP RYOKAN GOJUAN, Balmain. A beautiful setting for a Hachijo-style workshop. 17/05/2015

BACHI MAKING

BACHI MAKING The joys of making your own bachi.....they always feel and sound better. 14/05/2015

PRE SCHOOL PERFORMANCE

GLOBE-WILKINS PRE SCHOOL Always a joy playing for pre-schoolers. This time joined by the wonderful Matt Keegan. 12/05/2015

STRAP MAKING

STRAP MAKING 4 sets of Strap and Domaki. 27/04/15

PARTY NIGHT

GLOBE-WILKINS PARTY NIGHT A great community of people getting, together and having fun....Thanks Globe! 24/04/2015

KIMONO & HAIR ARRANGEMENT

KIMONO & HAIR ARRANGEMENT WORKSHOP Thanks to Tae Gessner (Kimono), Yasuko Omuro (Hair Arrangement), Linda Evans (Ryokan Gojuan). 22/03/2015

WARKSHOP

WORKSHOP Masae attended a Kanju Daiko and Hachijo Daiko workshop in Melbourne with Kota Arai and Satoshi Arai. 15/02/2015

JAPAN

DAWN TAIKO Masae's taiko group in Japan, Manno Daiko perform a dawn concert every January - Winter! 11/01/2015

JAPAN

LAZYBONE - JAPAN YuNiOn with the Lazybone's master. Thanks to Lazybone Live-House and Tomiyama-san for a great night of music and fun. 09/01/2015

JAPAN

LAZYBONE - JAPAN Thanks to Tomiyama-san for organising the Djembe.....a beautiful instrument. 09/01/2015

JAPAN

LAZYBONE - JAPAN A great venue. 09/01/2015

JAPAN

LAZYBONE REHEARSAL Warming up in our little practise studio. 07/01/2015

TAIWAN

TAIWAN TOUR Our improvisation and movement workshop made the local newspaper! 27/12/2014

TAIWAN

TAIWAN TOUR Performance for 2000 school students.... The photo went on the school building!!! 27/12/2014

TAIWAN

TAIWAN TOUR Visiting a local taiko making who makes very good quality taiko for many groups in Taiwan. 29/12/2014

TAIWAN

TAIWAN TOUR Thanks to Chen-san,Maria and Shin-chan. 28/12/2014

TAIWAN

TAIWAN TOUR Taiko workshop. 28/12/2014

TAIWAN

TAIWAN TOUR Improvisation and movement workshop. 27/12/2014

TAIWAN

TAIWAN TOUR Performance for 2000 school students....they loved Graham's piece CHI. We thought we are rock stars for a moment. 27/12/2014

TAIWAN

TAIWAN TOUR Shopping!!! We bought a lots of fish shaped bells,so cute! 26/12/2014

JAPAN

PRE-SCHOOL - JAPAN Playing at the Aito's pre-school Christmas Party. 21/12/2014

JAPAN

PRE-SCHOOL - JAPAN Playing in a local pre-school in Japan - fun! 21/12/2014

JAPAN

PARTY - JAPAN Tomiyama-san's party. Tomiyama-san and Graham are friends like "Old Shoes" 19/12/1014

JAPAN

JAPAN CORPORATE PERFORMANCE A corporate performance for the Asahi Beer Club in Kagawa, Japan. The freshest beer we have every tasted...(after the performance of course!!) 15/12/2014

JAPAN

BACHI FACTORY - JAPAN Our Bachi maker Mr. Nishitani. 13/12/2014

JAPAN

SANUKI WINERY - JAPAN Of course, it is a Barrel Taiko! 15/11/2014

JAPAN

WALK TO KONPIRA Masae's home town. 07/11/2014

JAPAN

MARUGAME CASTLE Masae's home town. 16/11/2014

JAPAN

JAPANESE MATSURI Japanese matsuri where Masae's piece "PARTY" was performed energetically by Karin Daiko. 14/08/2014 14/08/2014

JAPAN

THE BEGINNING- JAPAN YuNiOn with Marugame castle and Sakura. 09/04/2005

JAPAN

THE BEGINNING Beautiful Sakura!!! 09/04/2005

JAPAN

THE BEGINNING In 2005 YuNiOn was formed while we were living in Japan. Our rehearsal space was the local garden/park underneath the Marugame Castle (Oshiro). When we were offered a gig, away we went on our bike!! 09/04/2005

HISTORY

HISTORY Masae was practicing on the Hirado at age 7. The Hirado was a gift from her grandmother. Now it has become a part of Graham's Chin Don Set. 20/06/1981

HISTORY

HISTORY Masae's performance photo at age 9. 18/12/1983

BEGA BIG GROOVE

BEGA BIG GROOVE YuNiOn + YuNiOn Tribe at Bega Big Groove. Thank you to David Hewitt, Stonewave Taiko, all musicians and dancers and people who came to the concert and danced with us!!! 25/08/2018