- Masayasu MAEDA
- Date of Birth:
- Feb. 22, 1996
- Kikuchi, Kumamoto
Masayasu Maeda entered the Kodo Apprentice Centre in 2014 and became a Kodo member in 2017. On stage, he is mainly featured on taiko drums. In 2016, he was selected as a Miyake soloist for the inaugural “Spirited Summer” performances in Asakusa as well as the 2016 “Kodo Interactive Performance” tour throughout Japan. Maeda has gained experience early on performing abroad with Kodo by touring with “DADAN” in South America in 2016 and in the USA in 2017.
In Aug. 2021, Maeda appeared playing taiko in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Opening Ceremony.