Samantha Newton©Karen Steains_KSP2308BW

Samantha Newton

Taikoz associate teacher

Sam has been studying wadaiko since 2003 and completed the Individual Development Program with Taikoz in 2008. Sam is a founding member of Taiko no Wa – winner of the 2011 Tokyo International Wadaiko Contest – and was involved in coordinating the activities of the group from 2006-2013. Sam has been an Associate Teacher with Taikoz since 2011 and has performed with Taikoz as an individual and as a member of Taiko no Wa. Sam is actively involved in Taikoz’s schools concert and workshops program.