Members

Soh Daiko’s history has been written by its members. The roster bears the names of a total of 73 members – each with unique talents, backgrounds and playing styles. Though most have moved on, their contributions are woven into our music, our movements and our group spirit.

Soh Daiko Membership since 1979

Alan Okada(1979-Present)
Merle Okada(1979-2013)
Mo Funai(1979-1984)
Jim Moran(1979-1984)
Toshiko Bliss(1979-1981)
Teddy Yoshikami(1980-1986, 1987-2013)
Sandy Ikeda(1980-1987, 1990-1994, 1996-2003)
Janice Sakamoto(1981-1982)
Toni Morizumi(1981-1982)
Margaret Yuen(1981-1984)
Elaine Fong(1983-1992)
Aichi Kochiyama(1983-1988)
Audee Kochiyama(1983-1985)
Wendy Takahisa(1983-1995)
Jenny Wada(1983-1994, 1996-1998, 2000-2003)
Legan Wong(1983-1988)
Peter Wong(1983-1990)
Kenny Chin(1985-1988)
Lori Kitazono(1985-1990)
Sandy Terui(1985-1987)
Miyoko Tsubamoto(1985-1987)
Theresa Day-Kitazono(1988-1993)
David Day-Kitazono(1988-1990)
Charlene DiCalogero(1988-1990)
Eba Aoki(1989-1994)
Choony Lee(1989-1998, 1999-2004)
Cynthia Mauro(1989-1991)
Alice Pitty(1989-1990)
Toshi Kawanishi(1990-1996)
John Ko(1992-1998, 2001-2008, 2013-Present)
Junius Harris(1992-1993)
Danny In(1992-1994)
Maria Olivas(1993-1998)
Kathy Fuller(1994-2000)
Monona Yin(1995-2001)
Hideaki Nishikura(1995-2002)
Shinji Yoshida(1995-1996)
Karen Fowler(1995-2000)
Kelly Kuwabara(1996-2001)
Lillian Cho(1996-2001)
Mark Chung(1996-2001)
Gayle Horio(1996-2001)
Paul Yoon(1997-1998)
Kaoru Watanabe(1997-1998)
Chikako Saito(1999-2002)
Hitomi Kimura(1999-2002)
Wynn Yamami(1999-2003, 2006-2010)
Carissa Aoki(2001-2003)
Chizuko Hashimoto(2001-2002)
Charles Huang(2001-Present)
Tamiko Ooka(2002-2004, 2011-Present)
Heather Larson(2003-2008)
Junko Nakagawa(2003-Present)
Wendy Whiteside(2003-2004)
Kim Wu(2003-2004, 2006-2008)
Midori Yasuda(2003-2007)
Chika Kawada(2004-2005, 2009-2010)
Lorraine Kikuchi-Gates(2004-2006)
Hana Yoshikawa(2004-2010)
Mia Ihara(2006-2006)
Laura Johnson(2006-2007)
Shogo Samata(2006-2007, 2008-2010)
Traci Yokoyama(2006-2010)
Miyuki Rivera(2007-Present)
Momoko Sato(2007-Present)
Ariel Shearman(2007-2013)
Jason Chan(2008-2011)
Chuck Simchick(2008-2011)
Jane Conrad(2009-Present)
Danny Hayman(2009-Present)
Anton Palma(2010-Present)
Joon Paik(2011-2013)
Matt Tom-Wolverton(2011-2012)
Aya Ino(2012-2013)
MacConnell Evans(2014-Present)