Youth Expression Showcase

Our weekly radio program invites students in Grades K-12 to perform live on the air. Hear young musicians, singer/songwriters, photographers, writers, poets and other people who express themselves through the arts.

Oral History

SLB Radio’s Oral History Program connects teens with adult role models in their communities. Click here to listen.

Callers

Since 1978, The Saturday Light Brigade has broadcast LIVE spontaneous on-air phone calls from kids and adults as part of its Saturday morning radio program. Now you can hear some of the most memorable calls from people participating in on-air games and other participatory features or simply calling to tell us about something exciting.

Performance

Join us as we celebrate the original talent in our midst with these weekly archives of in-studio performances by regional and national musicians and artists. Folk, bluegrass, jazz, singer/songwriter, international, storytellers and more!

Interviews

Audio replays from the hundreds of arts, human services and other non-profit organizations interviewed by SLB each year.

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German exchange student Markus Lindner and Cindy Harris

March 6, 2010 – 4:28 pm | 2,325 views
Markus Markus Lindner and Cindy Harris share their experiences with the Aspect Foundation, a nonprofit student exchange organization. Markus, originally from Leipzig in Eastern Germany discusses his experiences here in the states.

Pittsburgh Concert Society’s Young Artist Winner’s Showcase: Trio

March 6, 2010 – 4:15 pm | 1,466 views
Pittsburgh Concert Society's Young Artist Winner's Showcase: Trio This week, the very talented violinist Alex Lee, cellist Eleanor Lee and pianist Geoffrey King perform live in our studios.

Hanna Kim

February 27, 2010 – 5:46 pm | 10,084 views
Hanna Kim We're excited to kick off our latest youth music series, courtesy of the Pittsburgh Concert Society. This week we'll feature talented marimba player Hanna Kim, a sophomore at CAPA, live in our studios!

Young Writer’s Institute

February 20, 2010 – 7:48 pm | 2,611 views
YWI Teacher Christine Wolfe, along with a group of aspiring young writers, join us in the second installment of our two part series highlighting the Young Writer's Institute, a program which seeks to enhance writing skills in both students and teachers. This week, students discuss their forays into prose.

Prime Theater previews Tuesdays with Morrie

February 20, 2010 – 7:37 pm | 2,197 views
Tuesdays with Morrie We're pleased to welcome actors from Prime Stage Theater as they perform a scene from their latest production, Tuesdays with Morrie, a true story about friendship and life's lessons.

The Weathered Road

February 20, 2010 – 7:12 pm | 1,776 views
The Weathered Road This week we're proud to welcome The Weathered Road, whose music blends the genres of folk, Celtic, and newgrass to create a sound all their own, a sound they call AmericCeltic Newgrass. Tune in to hear this wonderful trio from Washington County, live on SLB.

Gemini Theater previews Pinnochio

February 13, 2010 – 5:38 pm | 1,552 views
Gemini Theater The Gemini Theater produces original, interactive, children's musicals which focus on artistic, cultural and educational themes. This week we welcome members of the cast of Pinocchio as they preview their production of this classic story live in our studios!

Young Writer’s Institute

February 13, 2010 – 12:45 pm | 1,663 views
Young Writers Institute

Teacher Victoria Dym and four aspiring writers join us in the first of a two part series highlighting the Young Writer’s Institute, which seeks to enhance writing skills in both students and teachers. This week, student’s will discuss their forays …

Billy Robertson

January 30, 2010 – 1:58 pm | 4,188 views
Billy Robertson This week we're pleased to feature young pianist Billy Robertson, a fourth grade student at Donaldson Elementary School in The West Allegheny School District, live in our studios.

Alberto Sewald

January 23, 2010 – 4:06 pm | 17,458 views
Alberto Sewald We are pleased to welcome back Alberto Sewald, a 13 year-old Rock Band Academy student who has been playing music since he was in second grade. Listen live as Alberto dazzles with some of his brand new, original acoustic guitar compositions.