Our Instructors

Paula Midori Nieckar


Paula Midori Nieckar is an active taiko performer and teacher in Calgary. She has studied taiko with members of KODO, TaikoPROJECT, and the Los Angeles Taiko Institute. With a background in classical music and ballet, Paula loves the rhythmic styles of taiko, and incorporates flowing arm movements and a dance-like quality to her taiko performance. She is also the Artistic Director for Midnight Taiko Kai.