Tako Q ensemble
Takohachi’s small ensemble, Tako Q was launched in 2017 by Yumi Torimaru to provide more intimate and customized performances to meet our community. Q for number nine (after eight, Hachi) in Japanese (九), Quieter, uniQue, Qute, yet Qrazy ! Tako Q has established kids’ shows for Washington County and Chemeketa Cooperative Regional Library Service in 2019. Tako Q’s shows are filled with cultural, educational, and entertaining elements using various Japanese instruments (Taiko, Shinobue <Bamboo flutes>, Tsugaru Shamisen etc…) , stories, dances, singing from old to modern.