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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Pittsburgh Concert Society’s Young Artist Winner’s Showcase: Teja Badami

April 10, 2010 – 5:54 pm | 4,031 views
Teja Badami

As part of our ongoing series, this week we welcome pianist Teja Badami, a sophomore at Thomas Jefferson High School, live in our studios.

Teja Badami [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/artists/2010-04-10-Teja Badami.mp3]

Pittsburgh Musical Theater’s Fame

April 10, 2010 – 5:30 pm | 1,842 views
PMTfame “Fame—The Musical” is a bittersweet but ultimately inspiring story of a diverse group of students as they commit to four years of grueling artistic and academic work.

Joseph Vresilovic and Andrew & Eric Smith

April 3, 2010 – 10:23 am | 2,486 views
2010-04-03-Sat Show Pics 005 We're pleased to host these three childhood friends who are also musicians, artists and entrepreneurs. They'll join us live in our studios to play select musical pieces and discuss their new book, How to Start a Business--for Kids!

Gemini Theater previews Little Mermaid

March 27, 2010 – 2:28 pm | 1,731 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 Little Mermaid as they preview their production live in our studios.

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

March 20, 2010 – 2:03 pm | 2,706 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 | 2,258 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 | 1,753 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 | 2,343 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 | 1,473 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 | 3,050 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.