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All the Latest Arts News

Written by on 14 September 2021

We might all be shut away (unless we play golf),  but the ACT arts world continues to turn. Here’s some of what’s been happening in recent weeks. A Fascinating Bill Stephens Interview You may recently have heard Bill Stephen’s fascinating interview with Broadway orchestrator August Eriksmoen. Among Eriksmoen’s achievements while orchestrating or serving in similar […]

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Young Virtuoso Competition

Written by on 3 July 2021

For over 30 years, young instrumentalists and vocalists have competed for the Young Virtuoso Award; an initiative by fine music radio stations across the country. The competition gives aspiring musicians a vibrant and career-boosting experience with broadcasting and recording opportunities, cash prizes and valuable performance practice. Classical instrumentalists under the age of 25, and vocalists […]

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  • Phil (“Philby”) Birch-Marston, RIP

Phil (“Philby”) Birch-Marston, RIP

Written by on 20 May 2021

Philby We note with great sadness the death of Phil “Philby” Birch-Marston, our longtime and much loved fellow volunteer at ArtSound. Philby passed away May 19 at the age of 77 after a battle with cancer. He had been a volunteer at the station since 1994, during our days as Canberra Stereo Public Radio (CSPR), […]

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  • Live Broadcast from PhotoAccess Open Day
  • Live Broadcast from PhotoAccess Open Day
  • Live Broadcast from PhotoAccess Open Day

Live Broadcast from PhotoAccess Open Day

Written by on 11 April 2021

On 20 February 2021, ArtSound conducted a live broadcast during an Open Day hosted by our neighbours at the Manuka Arts Centre, PhotoAccess. Here are some images from the day. If your organisation is holding an event that might lend itself to a live broadcast, do get in touch at Above, ArtSound’s Betsy Dixon […]

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Get-together Event

Written by on 19 February 2021

ArtSound FM will be having a special get-together for volunteers and members. Invitations have been sent via email, inside our member newsletter. If you haven’t received your invitation please let us know at Bookings are essential, and close on Monday 22nd of February 2021.

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Holiday Office Hours

Written by on 16 December 2020

The ArtSound office will be closed from December 23rd 2020 to January 11 2021. Please join our mailing list to stay up to date with all our news. We thank you for listening to ArtSound FM this year, and look forward to bringing you lots of new and exciting content in 2021. If you need […]

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ArtSound Radio Theatre

Written by on 30 November 2020

ArtSound Radio Theatre Episodes Program 1 –(Bill Stephens) (29.11.20) “Shopping for Underwear” – Harriet Elvin Cast – Liz St.Clair-Long “The Last Letter” – Bart Meehan (also interview) Cast -  Elaine Noon Program 2 – (Bill Stephens) (6.12.20) “The Boy Who Came with the Frame” – John Lombard (Also Interview) Cast – Joanna Richards   Program [...]

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New Sponsorship Packages

Written by on 28 August 2020

Would you like to tell Canberrans about your business, organisation, or upcoming event? ArtSound offers a range of promotional sponsorship packages that help you to get the word out to your prospective clients, customers, and supporters. To find out more about our generous sponsorship packages, including attractive rates for ArtSound members and arts organisation, and other […]

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Tackling COVID-19 social isolation: ArtSound Senior Memories Service Shifting to FM Band

Written by on 11 June 2020

ArtSoundFM is tackling loneliness and isolation among the ACT community’s older people by widening transmission of its Internet-streamed Senior Memories Service — radio programs tailored for seniors — to the Artsound FM band. The Senior Memories Network has been providing the programs for several years to several aged-care facilities in Canberra and western New South […]

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ArtSound FM: Your Music and Arts Companion

Written by on 19 May 2020

ArtSound FM, Canberra’s arts and music community radio station, will hold its annual fundraiser from May 29 to June 14. After this year’s bushfires, hailstorm, and Covid-19 lockdown, ArtSound is appealing to listeners to help replenish its funding so it can continue its work of supporting the ACT’s arts community. “This has been a particularly […]

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Update from Amalijah Thompson, ArtSound President

Written by on 19 December 2019

CBAA and Community Radio in Canberra ArtSound hosted a meeting of the six Canberra Community Radio stations (1CMS, 1WAY, 1RPH, 2XX, Valley Fm, ArtSound) with CBAA representative Jon Bisset this week. It was a very positive and useful meeting which built on collaborations begun earlier in the year. It set the scene for formation of […]

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Message from ArtSound’s President

Written by on 15 October 2019

For more information on the aims on the campaign please see here. Welcome to ArtSound We have not asked you for help for a long time. I need to convey to all our listeners and the Canberra community as a whole, that ArtSound stands at a defining moment in its history as we try to […]

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Boosting ArtSound

Written by on 7 October 2019

During July and August, ArtSound moved its transmitter from Poppet Hill in the Kowen Forest east of Canberra to Black Mountain Tower, close to the city’s geographic centre. The move was one part of a broad range of improvements to ArtSound’s operations. We ask that all members join the organisation’s fundraising efforts, to help implement […]

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