Welcome to the home of the Taggart siblings! Emma (16) and Jacob (12) are classically trained pianists who enjoy both successful solo and duo careers. Through their acclaimed pianoduo Taggart Squared, along with their trademark style of combining performance with dialogue and conversation, they take their music beyond the confines of the concert hall and into the world of the avant-garde. They are proud to be able to share this journey with you!


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Both Emma and Jacob will be performing in the semifinal round of the MN State Fair Talent Competition! Head out to the Leinie Lodge Bandshell for a night of fun entertainment and competition. Jacob will be performing the evening of August 29th, Emma on the 31st. Both will be playing Chopin Etudes. Head out to […]

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Emma has been announced one of MN Varsity’s five showcase artists!!! A huge thanks to everyone who voted for all their support! She will be appearing at the Showcase Concert on May 11th at Ted Mann Concert Hall at the U of M. She will be performing one of her favorites, Chopin’s Etude in C […]

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Emma is so excited to announce that she will be appearing for the third time on the nationally syndicated radio show, From The Top, under guest host Simone Dinnerstein!!! The show will be recorded and filmed at Texas State University in San Marco, Texas, in conjunction with the Texas State Int’l Piano Fesitval, into which […]

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Emma is excited to announce a full week of concerts next week! She will be appearing alongside the Minnesota Orchestra in Minneapolis’ beautiful Orchestra Hall, performing the Third Movement of Grieg’s Piano Concerto. She is proud to have received this opportunity from the Young People’s Symphony Concert Association Concerto Competition, in which she was awarded […]

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Emma will be heading off this summer to a few prestigious piano festivals around the United States! During the first week of June, she will be at Texas State University attending the Texas State Int’l Piano Festival, which includes lessons and masterclasses with faculty from around the country. Emma is proud to have been chosen […]

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emma chosen to compete in international E-competition

Emma is very excited to announce that she has been advanced onto the next round of the International Piano E-Competition. This Minnesota based competition draws in competitors from all around the world, and Emma is very honored to be counted among them. She will fly out to Chicago in early February for the second of […]

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emma advances to semi-final round of national competition

Emma will be competing in Bowling Green, Ohio in the David D Dubois Piano Competition on February 2! She will be one of around 25 competitors and is very excited to have made it thus far.

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emma and jacob to compete nationally

Emma and Jacob just found out that they were chosen to advance to the national round of the MTNA duo-piano competition! They were selected first as the state representatives and competed just recently at the regional level. They are very proud to be chosen as the national representatives of the Midwestern region! They will compete […]

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emma and jacob will be opening for goo goo dolls

WE’RE SO EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE WE’LL BE OPENING FOR ICONIC ROCK BAND “THE GOO GOO DOLLS” IN JULY!!!!!!!!┬á A little break from mainstream classical music, we’ll be warming up the stage with a few of our favorite 80’s hits ­čÖé Unfortunately it is a private concert, but we’ll keep everyone updated and be sure to […]

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emma and jacob take second in bosendorfer competition

We are so excited to announce that both of us took second in our respective divisions in the Bosendorfer 2018 Competition!!┬á Jacob competed with a repertoire of Bach Italian Concerto and Chopin Scherzo No 1; Emma with Beethoven Sonata Op 10 no 2 and Debussy L’isle Joyeuse.┬á Both of us were awarded a monetary przie […]

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emma and jacob appear with sheila e and band

Just these past few days, we had the opportunity to perform with legendary icon Sheila E (Prince’s fomer drummer and fiance) and her band!!!┬á Her manager reached out to us a couple weeks ago, mentioning that Sheila especially requested us to perform in her show at Paisley Park of all places for the the upcoming […]

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taggart squared to appear again on From the top

We are headed to Boston!!! We have been invited back to perform in From the Top’s annual gala show in Boston, which will of course be aired on national radio in the beginning of June! ┬ásuch an honor to work again with Christopher O’Reilly and the amazing From the Top crew. ┬áDefinitely tune in to […]

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