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Symphony program puts students in charge

By Jessica Federkeil, Point Park News Service: Katie Morrow received the opportunity of a lifetime as a high school sophomore: playing on stage with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall in Downtown, Pittsburgh. “It was a very surreal moment,” said Morrow now a senior cello player at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School. “Just being on the stage with a world-class symphony... Read More

Local artists fight to keep art in schools

By Ashley Ropar Point Park News Service After a day of fundraising, Michelle Barabas found her briefcase was stolen, along with the $1,500 raised that day to support art education in Pittsburgh area schools. Barabas and supporters were undeterred as they gathered for the second day of Art Squared in Market Square, where they continued to showcase their talents in... Read More