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

Sydney Wolff

December 18, 2010 – 4:51 pm | 15,617 views
2010-12-18-Sat Show Pics 002 Sydney Wolff stops down to our studios to share her holiday song with our listeners.

Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra

December 18, 2010 – 10:46 am | 2,708 views
2010-12-18-Sat Show Pics 003 As part of our ongoing series with the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra, this week we proudly welcome a string quartet comprised of talented teens.

Joseph Merchant & Laura Rollick

December 11, 2010 – 1:17 pm | 14,707 views
2010-12-11-Sat Show Pics 004 As part of our ongoing series with the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra, we proudly welcome the talented Joseph Merchant and Laura Rollick, on bassoon and oboe, respectively.

Pittsburgh Musical Theater’s A Lyrical Christmas Carol

December 11, 2010 – 1:12 pm | 3,464 views
2010-12-11-Sat Show Pics 001 We're pleased to welcome cast members of this magical holiday tale, which returns to the New Hazlett Theater. See website below for further detail.

The Montgomery Fellowship Quartet

December 4, 2010 – 11:42 am | 3,005 views
2010-12-04-Sat Show Pics 004 As part of our ongoing series with the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra, we proudly welcome the talented Montgomery Fellowship Quartet, who's members consist of the first chairs in the PYSO, live in our studios.

Shailen Abram

November 27, 2010 – 12:58 pm | 6,229 views
2010-11-27-SatShowPics 004 We're pleased to welcome 12 year-old Shailen Abram, a very talented pianist and student at the Western PA School for the Blind, live in our studios.

Hannah Piston

November 27, 2010 – 12:19 pm | 3,411 views
2010-11-27-SatShowPics 001 As part of our ongoing series with the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra, this week we welcome talented 14 year-old Hannah Piston, playing harp live in our studios.

Gemini Children’s Theater’s Velveteen Rabbit

November 20, 2010 – 5:24 pm | 1,434 views
2010-11-20-SatShowPics 001 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 Velveteen Rabbit as they preview their production of this classic story.

The Hilal String Quartet

November 13, 2010 – 2:06 pm | 4,120 views
The Hilal String Quartet As part of our ongoing series with the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra, this week we welcome the talented Hilal Quartet, a group of siblings who have been performing together for over seven years.

Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra

November 6, 2010 – 1:47 pm | 3,022 views
PYS For our latest youth music series, we're proud to feature the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra. This week's PYSO guests, a very talented string quartet with harp & bass, will perform a Debussy piece live in our studios.