EMMA AND JACOB JOINT WINNERS OF THE GOLDEN VALLEY YOUNG ARTISTS COMPETITION
EMMA AND JACOB TAKE FIRST PLACE AT THE UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL DUO PIANO COMPETITION
Just a few weeks ago, both Emma and Jacob competed concertos in the Golden Valley Orchestra’s Young Artist Competition. They are so happy to announce that they were selected as joint winners!!! They will be performing with the Golden Valley Orchestra in March in the Winner’s Concert. Emma will be playing Grieg Concerto, Mvmt 1; […]
Emma and Jacob Compete and Perform in Russia
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 […]
Emma and Jacob Play in Masterclass with Anderson and Roe
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 […]
Emma Announced a 2017 MN Varsity Showcase Artist
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 […]
Vote for Emma!!!!
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 […]
Emma Wins Dakota Valley Symphony Concerto and Aria Competition
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. […]
Emma chosen as one of MPR’s Minnesota Varsity 2017 Featured Artists
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.
Jacob and Emma To Play At Orchestra Hall
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 […]
Emma and Jacob to Appear on “From the Top.”
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.
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 […]