Setagaya Drum School
The Setagaya Drum School is a three-year project (2018 to 2020) launched in December 2018 to offer the children of Setagaya City an unforgettable musical experience. The aim is to perform in the opening event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, hosted by the City of Setagaya as part of a Tokyo 2020 support program.
A drummer who promotes Japanese drums throughout the world, Eitetsu Hayashi, runs the school. Children aged 9 to 15 with the enthusiasm to learn, perform on stage and express themselves, regardless of whether they have experience in playing Japanese drums or not, will be given the opportunity to study, learn and engage in Japanese folk entertainment, with the ultimate goal of performing on stage.