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Thank You to Japan Benefit Concert Attendees and Performers
Author: Author: Wynn Kiyama
Posted: March 23, 2011

While we came together under tragic circumstances, the outpouring of support for the victims of the earthquakes and tsunami in Japan was inspiring. Portland Taiko and Portland State University, Department of Music would like to thank all the performers, speakers, volunteers, and donors. Special thanks to:


Monmouth Taiko

Carla Mann and Jim McGinn 

Mexica Tiahui


Mike Barber

Natya Leela Academy 

Portland Taiko 

Hanzaburo Araki 



Consul-General Takamichi Okabe

Dean Barbara Sestak

Rev. Robin Yim

Ken Garner

Rev. Lisa Uzunoe

Hiroyuki Ito

Katherine Morrow

Asami Katayama and James Batson



Jesse Berdine (Stage Manager)

Robin Mullins (House Manager)

Rose Etta Menger (Backstage)

Amy Chan (Design)

Robert Goss (Production Coordinator, Lincoln Performance Hall, PSU)

Heather Myers, Jessica McElfresh (Music Dept, PSU)

Bryan Johanson (Music Dept Chair, PSU)


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