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!!!!!!!!  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 […]

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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!!  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.  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!!!  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!  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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