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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Gemini Children’s Theater presents Peter Pan

April 2, 2011 – 3:46 pm | 1,790 views
2011-04-02-Sat Show & Open Studios Pics 006 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 Peter Pan as they preview their production of this classic story.

Pittsburgh Concert Society’s Young Artist Winners Showcase: Helen Kim

March 26, 2011 – 12:22 pm | 5,020 views
2011-02-26-Sat Show & Open Studios Pics 002 PCS Winner Helen Kim is a senior at Taylor Alderdice High School and an accomplished and award-winning pianist.

Happy Birthday Ayaan

March 12, 2011 – 3:32 pm | 1,324 views
AyaanBirthdayonstage Birthdays are a very special here at The Saturday Light Brigade. Ayaan joins us live on the air to share his special day with us. Happy Birthday Ayaan!

Pittsburgh Concert Society’s Young Artist Winners Showcase: Dana Schneider

March 12, 2011 – 9:51 am | 4,154 views
2011-02-12-Sat Show Pics 007 Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra member Dana Schneider, 17, will perform works for the Harp.

Carrola Brothers

February 26, 2011 – 2:36 pm | 3,928 views
2011-02-26-SAt Show Pics 003 As part of our ongoing Youth Expression Showcase, this week we host Dominic and Vincent Carrola, two very talented brothers who play the piano and classical guitar, respectively. Don't miss their performance, live on SLB.

Prime Stage Theater’s Glass Menagerie

February 26, 2011 – 2:27 pm | 2,063 views
2011-02-26-SAt Show Pics 011 We're joined by members of Prime Stage Theater as they preview their upcominig performance of The Glass Menagerie.

The Environmental Charter School at Frick Park – Bullying

February 25, 2011 – 3:18 pm | 3,154 views
Frick Environmental 3 Have you ever been bullied? How about seen someone being bullied? What did you do? How did it make you feel? What do you think should be done about bullying and how does it affect everyone involved? These are some of the challenging questions students at the The Environmental Charter School at Frick Park ECS Radio Club discuss in the pieces featured here.

Gemini Children’s Theater previews Charlotte’s Web

February 19, 2011 – 11:30 am | 2,395 views
2011-02-19-Sat Show Pics 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 Charlotte's Web, as they preview their production of this classic story.

CAPA’s Literary Arts Review

February 19, 2011 – 11:25 am | 1,963 views
2011-02-19-Sat Show Pics 007 Pittsburgh CAPA students who have recently attended the Pittsburgh Opera's production of Rinaldo join us to share their performance reviews and poetry inspired by the opera.

Sean Regan

February 12, 2011 – 4:24 pm | 1,690 views
2011-02-12-Sat Show Pics 005 We're happy to host bagpiper and Edinboro University student Sean Regan, the very first student to enroll in a music education degree for piping, live in our studios.