Youth Project

Arts
3:51 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Murray Girl Scouts Craft Quilt Block Stories

As the region gears up for Quilt Week, Murray Girl Scout Troop 1154 craft quilt blocks in a journey of story telling. In this Youth Radio Project Production, the girls and Scout leader Jennifer Bryson describe the project and the meaning within in their designs.


Arts
4:03 pm
Thu December 26, 2013

Carson Myre Series: Paducah Tilghman High School Christmas Program

Welcome to The Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation’s Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with WKMS. Today, we’ll hear highlights from the Paducah Tilghman High School Christmas Program, featuring the Paducah Tilghman Concert Choir, Men’s Choir, Choralaires, Prime Rib, and Concordia. Matthew Hinz directs and Devonda Treece provides accompaniment. Todd Birdsong is our recording engineer. This concert was held on December 20th, 2013 at Immanuel Baptist Church in Paducah.

Full Song List:

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Arts
11:40 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Carson Myre Series: Murray Schools' A Winter Choral Concert

Welcome to The Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation’s Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with WKMS. Today, we’ll hear highlights from A Winter Choral Concert, featuring the Murray Elementary Chorus, Murray Middle School Choir, and Murray High School Choir. Kim Black directs the Elementary Chorus, Laynie Alba Mitchell Directs the Middle and High School Choirs. George Eldred is our recording engineer. This concert was held on December 17, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church in Murray.

Complete Song List:

Murray Elementary Chorus

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Arts
11:30 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Carson Myre Series: Highlights from the Marshall Co. High School Christmas Choral Concert

Credit King Sound Studio, kingsoundstudio.com

Welcome to The Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation’s Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with WKMS. Today, we’ll hear highlights from the Marshall County High School Concert Choir and Women’s Choir Christmas Concert. Brant Veal is the Choral Director, Mary Grinnell Accompanies, and King Sound Studio is our recording engineer. This concert was held on December 13, 2013 at the Kenneth Shadowen Performing Arts Center at Marshall County High School.

Song List: 

Middle School Choir:

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Arts
11:44 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Carson Myre Series: Paducah Symphony Youth Orchestra & Sinfonia Holiday Concert

Credit King Sound Studio, kingsoundstudio.com

Welcome to The Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation’s Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with WKMS. Today, we’ll hear the holiday concert by the Paducah Symphony Youth Orchestra and Sinfonia Preparatory Orchestra. Steve Schaffner conducts the PSYO, Patty Story conducts Sinfonia. King Sound Studio is our recording engineer. This concert was held on December 15, 2013 at the C-Plant Performing Arts Center in McCracken County High School and was sponsored by Lourdes and Independence Bank.

Sinfonia Song List:

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Arts
11:30 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Carson Myre Series: Clark Elementary Choir Holiday Presentation

The Clark Choir performs at Paducah Living Center

Welcome to The Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation’s Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with WKMS. Today, we’ll hear a special holiday presentation by Clark Elementary School’s 4th and 5th Grade Choir, of 55 students. Murray State alum Dale Julian directs and Todd Birdsong was our recording engineer. This performance was recorded on December 16th, 2013.

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Arts
11:30 am
Wed October 30, 2013

"Night of the Frankenclown" An Original Youth Drama

WKMS and the middle school kids of Calloway County Public Library bring to you an original story of terror and suspense, of a dreadful monster that turns one slumber party into a nightmarish evening of fear and chaos, that twists the imagination toward the realm of the unknown, and a night none are sure to forget until their dying day. One would think that a night with a clown would be one filled with jolly and laughter, but not on this... "NIGHT OF THE FRANKENCLOWN!"

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Arts
12:30 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Youth Report: A Conversation With British Animator David Firth

Kayla Eicholtz on the left, David Firth on the top right, and a screen from his cartoon, Salad Fingers. Photos on the right from fat-pie.com

British animator David Firth has gained a large following and acclaim over the years on YouTube and the animation website Newgrounds for his darkly humorous and surreal work. WKMS Youth Reporter Kayla Eicholtz admires the artwork in his videos and was curious to find out more about his creative process, to learn that while some artwork may be strange and possibly even scary, the originality of the idea can be a determining factor in how interesting a piece of art is. She spoke with Firth over the phone, while he was on a trip through Europe seeking inspiration, in Switzerland at this particular moment.

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Education
1:38 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Kids Write Poetry & More at the Young Authors Camp

Young Authors Camp 2013 Group Photo
Brooke Lovett, Camp Director, Young Authors Camp

Last week, several children from across the region, between the ages of 8 and 12, came to the campus of Murray State University for the annual Young Authors Camp. These young authors practiced writing for fun in a variety of styles from poetry to fictional stories, skits, and more, under the direction of classroom instructors. For more about this year's Young Authors Camp, WKMS Youth Radio Producer Matt Markgraf speaks with Camp Director Brooke Lovett.

Recordings from the Young Author's Camp: 

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Arts
12:30 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Youth Report: Conversations with Artists at the LowerTown Arts & Music Festival

Kayla Eicholtz recording VOs in the studio

WKMS Youth Reporter Kayla Eicholtz gets to know some of the artists at the 2013 LowerTown Arts & Music Festival. In this extended version of her Sounds Good feature, she speaks with artists Marti McGinnis, Bob McGill, and David Barlow at their LowerTown booths on Saturday, May 18th. Click here to see more about the festival and the artists that attended

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