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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Articles in Youth Expression Showcase

Pittsburgh Concert Society’s Young Artist Winner’s Showcase: Sean Nimmo

March 20, 2010 – 2:03 pm | 2,642 views
Sean Nimmo As part of our ongoing series, we're pleased to welcome Sean Nimmo, a talented pianist and junior at North Allegheny High School. Live on SLB.

Saltworks Theater previews The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

March 13, 2010 – 10:44 am | 2,196 views
Saltwater Theater previews The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Cast members of Saltworks Young Company, along with director Michelina Pollini, join us to perform a scene from their upcoming production of C.S. Lewis' classic story.

Pittsburgh Concert Society’s Young Artist Winner’s Showcase: Andrew Percy

March 13, 2010 – 10:09 am | 1,714 views
Andrew Percy Andrew Percy, a sophomore music major at the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School, began playing violin at the age of eight. We're pleased to host this Young Artist Winner, live on SLB.

German exchange student Markus Lindner and Cindy Harris

March 6, 2010 – 4:28 pm | 2,280 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 | 1,428 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.

Pittsburgh Musical Theater previews Once on this Island

February 27, 2010 – 6:19 pm | 2,960 views
Pittsburgh Musical Theater This week we'll preview this Caribbean fairy tale told in rousing song and dance. Once on this Island is a joyous marriage of the slick and the folkloric, of the hard-nosed sophistication of Broadway musical theater and the indigenous culture of a tropical isle.

Hanna Kim

February 27, 2010 – 5:46 pm | 9,965 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 | 2,585 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.

Young Writer’s Institute

February 13, 2010 – 12:45 pm | 1,615 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 | 4,124 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.