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.

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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!


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Lynn & Molly Urbina

June 19, 2010 – 4:12 pm | 2,241 views
2010-06-19-Sat Show pics 001 Two young siblings from Point Breeze, Lynn & Molly Urbina, share their musical talents with us, live on SLB!

Earl Dingus

June 12, 2010 – 3:43 pm | 1,534 views
Earl Dingus We're pleased to welcome Earl Dingus, Cherokee artist, silversmith, storyteller and flute player, live in our studios.

Center for Young Musicians

June 12, 2010 – 2:39 pm | 1,299 views
This week's installment of our Youth Music Series with the Center for Young Musicians features young and talented CYM guitarists, live on SLB.

The Spark program of the Sprout Fund

June 12, 2010 – 10:14 am | 1,708 views
spark_580 Mac Howison of the Sprout fund joins us, along with fellow project managers, to discuss how Spark unleashes the innovative potential of Southwestern Pennsylvania and transforms our region into one of the best places on earth to be a kid. Spark supports projects that connect technology to the real life experiences of children. Tune in to hear about the exciting new projects underway this summer.

Country music legend Slim Bryant

June 9, 2010 – 1:49 pm | 1,574 views
20020811fbbryant_230 We are extremely lucky to have a bona fide country music "legend" living in Pittsburgh. Centenarian Slim Bryant resides in Dormont and is an historic figure in C&W, who's illustrious career includes having written the Jimmie Rodgers' classic, Mother, the Queen of My Heart. Bryant's Wildcats were a radio staple in the Fifties, with frequent performances on KDKA's "The Farm Show."

Big Brother Pat Brinkman and Little Brother Tre

June 5, 2010 – 1:16 pm | 1,616 views

Meet our Big Brother/Big Sister of the month.

This segment is created in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh and is made possible with support from SUPERCUTS.

Listen to the segments as they appeared on The Saturday …

Center for Young Musicians

June 5, 2010 – 12:43 pm | 1,270 views
cymlogo_copper This week's installment of our Youth Music Series with the Center for Young Musicians features young and talented CYM violinists, live on SLB.

Greta Schaltenbrand

May 29, 2010 – 5:23 pm | 6,270 views
2010-06-02-Sat pics & ATA photos 003 We're quite pleased to welcome the wonderfully talented singer and North Allegheny 8th Grade student, Greta Schaltenbrand, live in our studios. Greta will be accompanied by fellow students SunJoo Lee on piano and David Schmiech on guitar.

The BLSMMA Blitz

May 29, 2010 – 5:14 pm | 3,550 views
2010-06-02-Sat pics & ATA photos 001 Four teen-writers, publishers and comic artists from Bishop Leonard St. Mary of the Mount Academy on Mt. Washington join us to discuss their student run newspaper, The BLSMMA Blitz. Founder Marguerite McCrory, Jessica Bauer, Lauren Lucas and Terry McCollum co-run the paper that has released monthly editions since October '09. Terry McCollum will also perform an original song on guitar, live on SLB.

Waldorf School of Pittsburgh Choir

May 15, 2010 – 6:04 pm | 24,792 views
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The Waldorf School of Pittsburgh Choir consists of all 22 children in the 4th and 5th grades. Music is a vital piece of the Waldorf curriculum and these students share a knowledge and appreciation that is impressive and deep. In …