A Taiko pioneer, Ingmar has been playing for over 20 years. Working closely with Kaoly Asano (GOCOO/TAWOO), he founded his school Kion Dojo in 2006 to develop and share his unique playing style, teaching regular classes in Hamburg and workshops around Europe.
The Taiko Baka Weltenbummlerin, Mel is a freelance fitness instructor and performer. She was a founding member of Taiko On (Perth, AUS) and since 2015 has been traveling, studying and living throughout Europe, learning taiko of all styles with teachers from around the world including Katsuji Kondo, Eri Uchida, Isaku Kageyama and Masayuki Sakamoto.
Jonas vom Orde
Jonas is a freelance live and studio drummer, working with the award winning Rock-Noir band, WellBad. A graduate of the Hamburg School of Music and the PopKurs, he transfers an in-depth understanding of music theory and technique to the taiko drum.
Steven, all-time lover of cool grooves, intricate rhythms and fat beats, is the founder of InnerDrum in Belgium, his platform and outlet for weekly classes, random workshops inside and outside, fiery collaborations, building drums and stands, and spreading the high energy fun and connection of Taiko in all of the above.