Philadelphia, PA, USA
Founded in 2005, Kyo Daiko is a community- based group, which is the result of a collaboration between Settlement Music School and Shofuso Japanese House and Garden in Fairmount Park.
The group is led by instructor Kristopher Rudzinski, who is a member of the Settlement Music School percussion faculty. Mr. Rudzinski has performed with the group Taikoza, as well as studying with Taikoza's founder, Mr. Marco Lienhard.
Kyo Daiko performs regularly at schools and community events, and has performed XPN's World Cafe, the Kimmel Center's Summer Solstice Celebration and ESPN's Monday Night Football.