about us

Welcome to the website of Emma and Jacob Taggart. Emma and Jacob are talented fourteen and ten year-old piano prodigies. Both of them are classically trained pianists and students of Dr. Reid Smith. Emma and Jacob have performed around the world and won numerous awards and competitions, including the prestigious Maria Herrero International Piano Competition in Granada, Spain. In November of this year Emma and Jacob will be featured on the nationally syndicated National Public Radio show, "From the Top." In connection with this radio show, they will be performing at the Ordway Theater in St. Paul in November.

News

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Current News
Emma Announced a 2017 MN Varsity Showcase Artist!!

The votes have been counted, and the judges have tallied up their scores.  Emma is excited to announce that she has been chosen as a 2017 Minnesota Varsity Showcase Artist!!!  She will be appearing at Minnesota Public Radio’s Fitzgerald Theater on April 30 in the Showcase Concert.  In addition to this, she will also be the […]

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Vote for Emma!!!!

Emma is currently a finalist in the Classical Minnesota Public Radio competition MN Varsity.  An online audience vote will determine one of the five final “Showcase Artists” who will perform live at the Fitzgerald Theater on April 30 (in addition to receiving scholarships) .  Public voting is now open through 11:59 pm on March 26. […]

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Emma Wins Dakota Valley Symphony Concerto and Aria Competition

Emma is very proud to have been selected as the winner of the 2017 Dakota Valley Symphony Concerto and Aria Competition! She will make two appearances with the Dakota Valley Symphony in April, performing  Mendelssohn’s Concerto No. 1 in G minor.  Click here for more details on dates, locations, and times. 

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Emma chosen as one of MPR’s Minnesota Varsity 2017 Featured Artists

Click here to listen to her winning submission and view her page.  As a featured artist in the semifinal round, she will be recording at the Maud Moon Weyerhauser studio in St. Paul next month.  This recording will be played on MPR in March with the rest of the featured artists.  Stay tuned to learn how […]

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Jacob and Emma To Play At Orchestra Hall

Both Jacob and Emma will be appearing with former Prince drummer and member of Prince and the Revolution, Sheila E.  They will be performing at the Purple Philanthropy concert at Orchestra Hall on October 23rd at 7:30pm. For more information, or to purchase tickets, please  click here.  

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Emma and Jacob to Appear on “From the Top.”

We are excited to announce that Emma and Jacob were chosen to appear on the nationally syndicated NPR radio show, “From the Top.” Appearing on “From the Top” is widely recognized as the pinnacle for young classical singers and musicians of all genres. Emma and Jacob will be performing at the Ordway in St. Paul […]

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Welcome to our new website

Emma and Jacob would like to welcome you to our new website.  We are excited that our dad finally got around to putting our site on a new web platform! You can look for many more updates in the future. If you have any questions on the site, or need help navigating, please contact Jared […]

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For more information
E-mail: jared@taggartpiano.com Phone:(651) 247 1795