3MBS supports local music and art as part of its commitment to develop and foster Melbourne's local cultural identity. 200 dedicated volunteers along with a small team of staff give their time, energy and passion to the station, delivering fine music to listeners 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Concert actively promotes New Zealand music and composition, providing an important showcase for the best of the country's performing artists. Its specialised production department commissions work from New Zealand musicians and composers, and initiates a wide range of music programmes. The station delivers live broadcasts of concerts and recitals both of New Zealand artists and visiting international artists.
Concert also features international programmes selected from public radio broadcasters overseas.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week, they broadcast a wide range of fine music. Renowned composers, orchestras, ensembles and soloists are featured in programs of classical and jazz music. Australia's most talented composers and performers are also featured regularly in their broadcasts.
In addition, 2MBS is dedicated to fostering young Australian talent through the annual Young Performers Award and Young Composers Award.