music


The Arts Greenhouse is a free hip-hop music education program serving Pittsburgh teenagers through the resources of Carnegie Mellon. Thus far, this goal has been met through music technology classes, workshops on special topics relating to hip-hop, and performances that bring socially conscious artists to Pittsburgh. (more…)

An arts education program for youths 13-18 that teaches students how to use the equipment of a professional recording studio to create their own CD project from conception to completion.

www.hiphoponlock.org

Youth Radio/Youth Media International is a Peabody Award-winning youth-driven converged media production company that delivers the best youth news and culture and undiscovered talent to a cross section of audiences. Youthradio.org is a participatory news space where young reporters publish original content, including writing, audio, photo, and video directly to the website from anywhere in the world. Youth Radio/Youth Media International stories run regularly on NPR, PRI, American Public Media, boingboing.net, BBC, iTunes, The Huffington Post, CurrentTV, and other digital and broadcast outlets worldwide.

www.youthradio.org

The KBOO Youth Collective began May 22, 2002 and produces two monthly programs.   The Underground  is a public affairs show on youth issues (fourth Wednesday, 6 – 7 pm).  Youth Randomonium is a music show with youth-produced music and DJs (last Friday of each month from 11-midnight).

Detailed information about prcess and classes offered, although no original curricula online.

www.kbooyouth.org

In the media program, youth explore the power of communication. Program participants develop and strengthen their unique voices through hands-on training in photography, radio, and video. Youth craft their own stories and gain the skills to think critically about popular culture and media.

Sample Media Classes

Funky Photo Youth using photographs as a starting point you will create collaged images by adding writing, paint or drawing.

Photography Youth learn to use a 35mm camera and print their black & white photos in the darkroom.

Photoshop In this class youth learn to manipulate and change images on the computer into works of art or just plain fun.

Radio This class is for youth who have an opinion to share and need a place to be heard. Youth work as a team to develop a theme and produce their own radio shows.

Video Production Youth learn how to plan a production and storyboard their ideas. Youth learn camera basics and shoot the script. Finally, youth bring all the pieces together in the editing stage.

www.layc-dc.org/artmediahouse/media.html

Radio Lollipop is a hospital radio service for children, no operating at multiple locations in England, Australia, New Zealand and the United States.

www.radiolollipop.org