Young Creators

These posts feature young performers. You can think of a published story as a performance. These are works by young people whose art calls for a live audience.

Stone Soup Magazine
December 2017

This is the first of many guest blog posts that on the Stone Soup blog. Today’s guest blogger is Lukas Cooke, 10, who urges us to think more about nature and...

Rik Bhattacharyya, who is twelve, in 2017 wrote this piano piece in response to some of the turmoil taking place in the world today. This is his thinking...

This lovely song by Kathleen Werth, 8, is beautiful musical moment. There are big formal pieces of music but there are also in all of our lives the songs we...

This March was composed by Frederick Ouseley (1825-1889) when he was six years old. Frederick grew up to become a composer of church music. He started...

The entries for our February 2017 Music Contest, in which Stone Soup readers recorded their performances of Anna Steiger’s childhood composition La Valse des...

This lovely piano piece is written by Julius Ugo, age 11. Julius lives in Toronto, Canada.

Frederick Ouseley (1825-1889) was a British musician and composer. He specialized in church music. He started writing music when he was three — his sister...

La Vale des Fleurs, by Anna Steiger, age 8. Written circa 1972. Anna Steiger is an opera singer. When she was a child in London she took piano lessons from...

This lovely piano piece is written by Julius Ugo, age 10. Julius lives in Toronto, Canada. This is what he says about the piece, “My video is about waking up on...

Joey Alexander (born Josiah Alexander Sila; June 25, 2003) is one of the world’s most recognized child composer/musicians. Born in Bali, Indonesia, he began...

Natalie plays Mozart variations on the melody for “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.” Use this music inspiration for theme-based individual or classroom writing...