Galen Rogers

Position: Director

Galen needed musical and athletic outlets when he was a young boy so he starting practicing with San Francisco Taiko Dojo, and he quickly became deeply committed to the way of taiko. He studied directly under Seichi Tanaka for five years, and then co-founded Oberlin College Taiko in 2008. Now he is committed to the many ways of taiko. He also teaches taiko to highschool students around the Bay Area, studies Balinese classical percussion, and practices Gaga, Ohad Naharin's movement language.