- Issei KOHIRA
- Date of Birth:
- Sep. 12, 1993
- Hirakata, Osaka
Issei Kohira entered the Kodo Apprentice Centre in 2014 and became a Kodo member in 2017. On stage, he is mainly featured on taiko drums, bamboo flutes, and metal percussion instruments. Kohira leaves a lasting impression on audiences by playing powerhouse pieces such as O-daiko and Miyake with great strength and determination. When he is on chappa (cymbals), he brings the groove, livening up ensemble pieces with great zest.
On stage or off, Kohira always lights up a room, making everyone around him feel at ease with his friendly demeanor and knack for storytelling.