Emma: Eleven-Year Old Classical Pianist
Welcome to Emma Taggart's website. Emma is a talented eleven year- old classically trained pianist and a student of Dr. Reid Smith. Emma has performed around the world, and won numerous awards, including the prestiges Maria Herrero International Piano Competition . She has been featured in numerous newpaper articles as well as a performance on Kare 11 with television personality Belinda Jensen. Please be sure to check out Emma's videos as well as the program she is currently working on and will be performing this summer in various solo recitals and venues.
Emma Set to Perform at Gershwin Concert on November 14th
Emma will perform with a group of national famous performers at this special concert. You can read more about the concert at http://www.arboretum.umn.edu/seasonsofmusic.aspx
Emma and Jacob Taggart's performance at Hubbard United Methodist Church
Emma and Jacob Taggart performed at Hubbard United Methodist Church in Park Rapids on August 18, 2013. Over 200 people attended this event.
Here is the entire concert.
Emma Appears on Kare 11 Saturday News
On Saturday August 3rd Emma appeared with Kieran Wells of Wells Piano in support of the Chopin Celebration Concert. On set live was Kare 11 personality Belinda Jensen. Click the link to view this live performance of Chopin's "Ocean Etude."
Emma To Perform at the 2013 Twin Cities Polish Festival
Emma will be one of the featured performers at the 2013 Chopin Celebration Concerts hosted by the Twin Cities Polish Festival. The concerts are on Saturday August 10 and 11 at 1pm. Click here for more information.
In July of 2012 Emma traveled to Granada, Spain to compete in the Maria Herrero International Piano Competition. This prestigious international piano competition featured some of the finest pianists from around the world. Emma competed in the 12 and under category and won first place.
Emma Chopin's Fantasie Impromptu
In June of 2012 Emma performed a solo concert at Hubbard United Methodist Church in Park Rapids, MN. Over 200 people enjoyed an hour of classical music played by Emma. Here is a clip from the concert of Emma performing Chopin's Fantasie Impromptu.
Emma Performs at the Minneapolis Convention Center
On June 19, 2012 Emma performed at the National Association of Charter Schools convention. Here is the video of this performance.
Emma Featured on PBS - LPTV "Golden Apple" segment
Emma was recently featured during the "Golden Apple" segment for Lakeland Public Television out of Bemidji, MN. Click the title to see the interview!
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