Emma and Jacob 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!  such an honor to work again with Christopher O’Reilly and the amazing From the Top crew.  Definitely tune in to […]

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Jacob wins first place in Thursday musical competition

Jacob would like to announce his most recent award: first place in the prestigious Thursday Musical Young Artists Scholarship Competition.  As it was his first year, and the age bracket went up to 9th grade, he was quite surprised and very honored!!!  He will be performing in their Winners’ Concert on April 19 at the […]

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EMMA AND JACOB TO PERFORM WITH MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA

We are so honored to announce we will be playing a total of 8 concerts with the Minnesota Orchestra in their upcoming 2018-2019 season!!! Four of them are as a result of Emma’s win of the Young Peoples’ Symphony Concert Association Competition this past February.  She will be playing Grieg Concerto.  The other four will […]

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EMMA WINS RISING STARS CONCERT COMPETITION

Emma is so proud to announce she was selected as the winner of the 2018 Rising Stars Concerto Competition!!! As a result, she received $2000 and an opportunity to perform Grieg Concerto No.1 with the prestigious LaCrosse Symphony Orchestra in March.  Emma is extremely honored to have received such an honor!  Tickets to attend the […]

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EMMA AND JACOB TAKE FIRST PLACE AT THE UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL DUO PIANO COMPETITION

Taggart Squared is so excited to announce that they took first place in their first ever duo compeition on January 7th, 2018!!!  They competed Emma’s original arrangement of Mozart’s Rondo alla Turca, wowing a crowd of more the 350 people!  The competition took place at the prestigious International Center at the 5-star Broadmoor Hotel in […]

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Emma and Jacob Compete and Perform in Russia

This past August, Emma and Jacob were invited to participate in the Grand Piano in Palace Int’l Piano Festival and Competition in St. Petersburg, Russia!!! They had lessons with master pianists from around the world, performed in prestigious Russian palaces and concert halls, and played concertos under the baton of Alexey Rubin, conductor of the […]

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Emma and Jacob Play in Masterclass with Anderson and Roe

Just this past summer, Taggart Squared was able to play in a masterclass at Kent State University with our idols, prestigious piano duo Anderson and Roe!! We went through an extensive audition process and were extremely happy and honored to finally be chosen.  We played a Bach Cantata that Emma arranged, as well as one […]

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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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