Recorded October 18, 2016. 29.4 MB, 43 minute mp3 file.
Chiara is a researcher, percussionist, and educator interested in the construction of identity processes. Currently she is working on her thesis at the University of Milan, where she is writing about taiko.
In our discussion, we talk about her performance background, her experiences both as a taiko educator and performer, and the cross-cultural observations she’s made while studying taiko in Europe, Japan, and the United States.