Kids on Keys

First Saturday of the month at 1 pm.

Kids on Keys is a monthly broadcast series spotlighting some of the best young piano talent in The Classical Network’s immediate broadcast region of Central and Southern New Jersey.

Hosted by pianist, composer, critic and author Jed Distler, The Classical Network’s Artist-in-Residence, the program airs on the first Saturday of each month at 1 pm. Each Kids on Keys program features performances given by young artists in recital at the Lawrenceville, NJ location of Jacobs Music Company.

Jacobs Music Company is the program sponsor.

Kids on Keys: Saturday June 2nd at 1 PM

Jun 2, 2018

Every first Saturday of the month, Kids on Keys showcases live performances by emerging young piano talents from the Classical Network's immediate broadcast areas of South and Central New Jersey, as well as Philadelphia, New York and occasionally beyond.

This Saturday June 2nd at 1:00 PM, Kids on Keys features pianists Zahavi Rodriguez, Nathalie Yeh, Max Wang, Elizabeth Yang, Hsi-Yun Wu and Elias Ackerly, along with archival recordings by Daniel Barenboim and Maurizio Pollini as teenage prodigies. 

Kids on Keys: Saturday May 5th at 1 PM

May 5, 2018

Every first Saturday of the month, Kids on Keys showcases live performances by emerging young piano talents from the Classical Network's immediate broadcast areas of South and Central New Jersey, as well as Philadelphia and New York. 

This Saturday May 5th at 1:00 PM, Kids on Keys features pianists Kiko Yoshihira, Jun Shimada, Sarah Li, Robert Argasinski, Chris Jung and Christopher Shin. Alexis Weissenberg (1929-2012) also will be heard in excerpts from his first recording session that took place in 1949 when the legendary pianist was 19.

Kids on Keys: Saturday April 7th at 1 PM

Apr 7, 2018

Airing on the first Saturday of each month, Kids on Keys spotlights some of the best young piano talent in The Classical Network's immediate broadcast region of Central and Southern New Jersey. 

Tune in on Saturday April 7th at 1:00 PM, to hear performances by pianists John Zhang, Angela Sun, Linsy Wang, Theodore Linde-Stamos, Astra Phoon, Lily Haupt, Alyssa Gabrilovitch and Emma Lo. 

Produced and hosted by The Classical Network's Artist-in-Residence Jed Distler, Kids on Keys is proudly sponsored by Jacobs Music Company.

On Saturday March 3rd at 1:00 PM, tune into Kids on Keys, hosted by The Classical Network's Artist-in-Residence Jed Distler. This monthly show is sponsored by Jacobs Music Company, and showcases live performances with some of the best young piano talent in our immediate broadcast area of Central and Southern New Jersey.

Kids on Keys: Saturday February 3rd at 1 PM

Feb 3, 2018

On Saturday February 3rd at 1:00 PM, tune into Kids on Keys, hosted by The Classical Network's Artist-in-Residence Jed Distler. This monthly show is sponsored by Jacobs Music Company, and showcases live performances with some of the best young piano talent in our immediate broadcast area of Central and Southern New Jersey. 

Kids on Keys: Saturday January 6th at 1 PM

Jan 6, 2018

On Saturday January 6th at 1:00 PM, tune into Kids on Keys, hosted by The Classical Network's Artist-in-Residence Jed Distler. This monthly program is sponsored by Jacobs Music Company, and showcases live performances with some of the best young piano talent in our immediate broadcast area of Central and Southern New Jersey. 

This month's young pianists include Chloe Ren, John Zhang, William Chen, Iris Horng, Apollo Lee, Angela Sun, Terence Lin and Kelsey Lee, along with historic teenaged performances by Russian pianists Emil Gilels and Evgeny Kissin.

Kids on Keys: Saturday December 2nd at 1 PM

Dec 2, 2017

Join The Classical Network's Artist-in-Residence Jed Distler this Saturday, December 2nd at 1:00 PM for Kids on Keys, a program showcasing talented young pianists from the south and central New Jersey area. The featured artists are Samuel, Cronk, Alena Zhang, Sherwin Pan, Christina Dai and Christopher Pan, plus Robert Argasinki, a young composer and pianist.

Kids on Keys: Saturday November 4th

Nov 4, 2017

On Saturday November 4th at 1:00 PM, join The Classical Network’s Artist in Residence Jed Distler for Kids on Keys, showcasing some of the best young piano talent in The Classical Network’s immediate broadcast area of Central and Southern New Jersey.

Kids on Keys: September 2nd

Sep 2, 2017

Join Jed Distler as he welcomes some of Central and Southern New Jersey’s most talented young pianists to the airwaves for Kids on Keys. Pianists include David Topchishvili, Sharon Jin,  Anthony Cheng, Kelsey Lee, Parth Gupta, and James Yang. Also featured are historic recordings by future piano icons: the 14-year-old William Kapell and the 13-year-old Daniel Barenboim.