"Maikaze " means "dancing wind"

Some words about us


Founded in 2007 by Bruce \”Mui\” Ghent, Maikaze Daiko is dedicated to serving Northern California in the education, performance and development of taiko (Japanese drumming) through performances, workshops, residencies, and classes to the general public.

Our Dojo

Maikaze Daiko was founded with the mission to preserve and promote the rich, cultural and artistic heritage of the modern folk art form of taiko, known as kumi-daiko.

Our Director

An accomplished student of martial arts, choreography, and modern dance, Sensei Bruce “Mui” Ghent studied taiko under Grandmaster Seiichi Tanaka.

Dance Mission Theater

We are fortunate and grateful to have a home at Dance Mission Theater, a non-profit, multicultural dance center located in San Francisco’s Mission District.

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