EMMA APPLYING TO 11 MAJOR CONSERVATORIES

Emma is proud to announce that she has submitted college applications to 11 major conservatories, most of them on the East Coast! She is waiting to hear back results from the prescreening round and will find out soon whether she is able to visit each school for a live audition. She is pursuing a degree in piano performance and looks forward to working with the wonderful faculty, wherever she ends up. More to come soon!

COME OUT AND SEE US AT THE FAIR

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 support and enjoy the fair 🙂

More information here!!!

EMMA ANNOUNCED A MN VARSITY SHOWCASE ARTIST

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 Minor, Op 25, no 12 (also called the “Ocean Etude”). Click here to listen to her original submission, and click here for tickets to this chance to hear some of the Twin Cities’ finest young musicians!

EMMA TO APPEAR ON FROM THE TOP FOR THIRD TIME

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 Emma was also accepted. It will be recorded in the first week of June and will be aired on National Public Radio shortly thereafter. She will be playing the Liebestraum No 3 in A flat major by Franz Liszt. Stay tuned for updates!

EMMA TO PERFORM WITH MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA

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 first prize. Tickets for these exciting performances can be purchased here for the weekdays and here for the weekend!

EMMA ACCEPTED TO MAJOR FESTIVALS

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 from among a talented and diverse pool of high school, college, and graduate level musicians from around the world.

Following TSIPF, she will be heading out to Bowdoin, Maine, to attend the three-week long Bowdoin International Music Festival. There, she will be studying with Juilliard faculty member Matti Raekallio, as well as working and performing with chamber music groups.

One of 24 pianists through age 28, Emma was also accepted to PianoTexas Int’l Academy and Festival (formerly the Van Cliburn Piano Festival). She was awarded a full-ride scholarship!!

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 in Spokane, Washington on March 16, playing a variety of duets by Debussy, Liszt, and even a few of Emma’s own arrangements.

EMMA AND JACOB TO OPEN FOR ICONIC ROCK BAND GOO GOO DOLLS

WE’RE SO EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE WE’LL BE OPENING FOR ICONIC ROCK BAND “THE GOO GOO DOLLS” IN JULY!!!!!!!!  A little break from mainstream classical music, we’ll be warming up the stage with a few of our favorite 80’s hits 🙂 Unfortunately it is a private concert, but we’ll keep everyone updated and be sure to check out our YouTube channel for some videos.  So excited!!!!