Arts Community News | May 25th

Nothing warms the heart like the gift of giving. Generous 3MBS patron Michael Aquilina has extended his support to 50 local musicians, helping them continue their live performance careers – and earn an income in the process.  When you accidentally design a program of music composed … Continued

Illuminations: Children of Men

Responses to the Coronavirus pandemic are revealing much about the state of cultures around the world. Almost in anticipation P D James painted a disturbing vision of the future in her 1992 novel, Children of Men, in which the continuing … Continued

Special Announcement: Love, Listen, Support

“Music is an outburst of the soul.” ― Frederick Delius  Australians have been affected by COVID-19 restrictions. It’s changed the way we go about our everyday lives. The way we interact with those around us. The way we express ourselves. And the … Continued

Arts Community News | May 11th

It might have launched in our home city, but the Melbourne Digital Concert Hall has now gone national – and its first-ever Sydney Satellite Night will take place this 20 May.  Congratulations to Holly Harrison, who has just been named … Continued

Illuminations: 50 Years of the Melbourne Youth Orchestra

Hundreds of musicians have spent their formative years playing in the numerous ensembles of MYO. Callum Moncrieff, himself a product of the youth orchestra environment, delves into the past fifty years of this iconic organisation. The program includes interviews with … Continued

The May 2020 Subscriber Drive is Now Live!

Every May, 3MBS Fine Music Melbourne broadcasts special programming for Radiothon – our 10-day subscriber drive. It is one of our largest community events that invites Melbourne artists, volunteers and special guests to come together at the station. However, abiding … Continued

A message from 3MBS Chair, Adele Schonhardt

Dear friends, As the updates and cancellations roll in, our thoughts are with all who are struggling, but particularly our musicians who face empty halls and uncertainty. Here at 3MBS, we’re working overtime to keep the station on air. If … Continued