Middleton Public Library

Beni Daiko: Madison Japanese Taiko Drumming Group

* This program is in-person only. *

Join Beni Daiko, Madison's premiere mainland taiko drumming group, for a demonstration on Japanese taiko drumming and culture. Taiko drumming is a form of traditional Japanese musical expression that combines mental discipline and physical demand. 

*This event will take place in the green space across the street from the library, weather permitting.


Get a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Hephaestus, a brand new musical from Madison native Nathan Fosbinder.

This program will feature scenes and songs from Music Theatre of Madison's production, Hephaestus, interspersed with analysis and background from professors William Aylward or William Brockliss, experts in Greek mythology from UW-Madison's Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies.