PBS My Music Strings

2011

December 3, 8 PM
My Music: '60s Pop Rock and Soul
WQED and PBS

On Saturday, viewers will see and hear performances by the Fifth Dimension ("Up, Up and Away"), the Jefferson Airplane ("Somebody to Love"), co-host Peter Noone ("I'm Henry the VIII, I Am") and co-host Davy Jones ("Daydream Believer"), all recorded at the Benedum May 2010, the The PBS My Music Orchestra will be featured. After that broadcast, a special feature, "TJ Lubinsky Presents Made In Pittsburgh" will air on WQED with performances by The Vogues, featuring Bill Burkette and Hugh Geyer, and Lou Christie.

March 5, 8 PM
My Music: Rock, Pop and Doo Wop
WQED and PBS

Rock and Pop legends Ronnie Spector and Jon Bauman host an all new concert event celebrating songs of the 50's and 60's. Recorded at the Benedum May 2010, the The PBS My Music Orchestra will be featured alongside pop-rock royalty recreating their best loved hits.

2010

May 21, 22, 23
WQED Oldies Spectacular
Benedum Center for the Arts
803 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

The PBS My Music Orchestra will be performing at the Benedum Center in the Cultural District of Pittsburgh, Friday May 21, Saturday May 22 and Sunday May 23. Presented by WQED, music from the 50's to the 70's will be performed by such artists as Ronnie Specter, Sonny Turner, The Marcels, Lou Christie, Jay Black, The Chiffons, The Passions, The Coasters, The Cleftones, Bill Burkett and Huey Geyer of The Vogues, The Ventures, Eddie Holman and many more.

The PBS My Music Orchestra members Ellen Maria Willis (violin), Jennifer Gerhard Mangone (viola) and Paula Tuttle (cello) have appeared on PBS My Music productions airing from Pittsburgh, Newark, Nashville, Los Angeles, Dover, Asbury Park and Atlantic City since 2002.

The PBS My Music Strings have recorded with over 100 artists from the world of Doo Wop, Soul, Country, Rock and Disco
with artists Aretha Franklin, Frankie Valli, The Temptations and many more. A complete list of artists can be viewed in Recording.