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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Youth Express: Haley Swauger

October 24, 2020 – 10:05 am | 28 views
chain-fist-from-booklet From 10/24/2020: Haley Swauger (9th grade, Burrell High School) shares an original song about the abolishment of slavery in the U.S.

Youth Express: CLP Teen Media Awards, Amital Leibovich

September 26, 2020 – 10:45 am | 49 views
Amital From 09/26/2020: Amital Leibovich talks about Against the Algorithm, her award-winning entry in the fashion category of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Teen Media Awards.

Youth Express: CLP Teen Media Awards, Ava Wos

September 26, 2020 – 10:35 am | 38 views
Ava-Wos-Costume From 09/26/2020: Ava Wos on her award-winning fashion entry in the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Teen Media Awards.

Youth Express: CLP Teen Media Awards, Graciela León

September 26, 2020 – 10:20 am | 48 views
Music-Stand From 09/26/2020: Graciela León joins us to talk about her award-winning Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh LABSY invention called Attaché Adagio: A New Kind of Music Stand.

Youth Express: CLP Teen Media Awards, Anzu Sekikawa

September 26, 2020 – 10:05 am | 30 views
Anzu From 09/26/2020: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh 2020 Teen Media Award Winner Anzu Sekikawa talks about Fed Up, her award-winning entry in the 2D Art category.

Youth Express: CLP Teen Media Awards, Ariella Riccobon

September 19, 2020 – 10:35 am | 26 views
2020_Ralph-Munn-Cover From 09/19/2020: Ariella Riccobon discussing her award-winning prose Hip Hop Science as published in the 2020 Ralph Munn Anthology

Youth Express: CLP Teen Media Awards, Hallie Sufrin

September 19, 2020 – 10:20 am | 19 views
Rain-Cover-Art From 09/19/2020: From 09/19/2020: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh 2020 Teen Media Award Winner Hallie Sufrin on her award-winning musical composition, Rain.

Youth Express: CLP Teen Media Awards, Ariel Cameroe

September 19, 2020 – 10:05 am | 29 views
Tuned-Out From 09/19/2020: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh 2020 Teen Media Award Winner Ariel Cameroe on her award-winning film, Tuned out.

Youth Express: Wake Up to Politics, Gabe Fleisher

September 12, 2020 – 10:00 am | 10 views
Gabe-Fleisher From 09/12/2020: Award-winning journalist and Georgetown freshman Gabe Fleisher (18) on how the Wake Up to Politics newsletter he began in 3rd grade has grown from a subscription base of one (his mom) to over 50,000 readers in every U.S. state and dozens of countries.

Youth Express: Pittsburgh Youth Chorus

August 15, 2020 – 10:35 am | 23 views
Pittsburgh-Youth-Chorus From 08/15/2020: Pittsburgh Youth Chorus members Clara Yuo, Noah Eaton and Jenea Tomblin previewing the coming season along with Executive Director Lee Saville-Iksic.