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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Jacob and Emma To Play At Orchestra Hall

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.  

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Emma and Jacob to Appear on “From the Top.”

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 […]

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