Tom Royce-Hamtpon@Karen Steains_KSP2532BW

Tom Royce-Hampton

Taikoz member

Tom joined Taikoz as an Associate Player in 2005, followed by membership of the group in 2007. He has travelled to Japan on numerous occasions, including several visits to Kitakami City for study of the traditional dance called Onikenbai with the original masters of Iwasaki Onikenbai Hozonkai. He has also given several performances of Onikenbai at the Kitakami Michinoku Geinou Matsuri. Tom has been heavily involved in the conception, development and composition of two multi-arts works for Taikoz – TaikoDeck and Origin Of O.