New website coming soon.              Fundraiser with jazz Sunday 7 November at the Joiners Arms. Click EVENTS tab for details.


Photo: Maria Zhdanovich with the adjudicators, Christopher Stone (compere) and
the Governor, Her Excellency Frances Adamson AC.

Winners are announced!
Piano winner: Jenny Su;
Instrumental winner : Maria Zhdanovich (flute);
Voice winner : Cherie Surman (soprano).
Congratulations to all the section winners.

The overall Young Virtuoso Award winner is (drum roll) MARIA ZHDANOVICH!!!! Congratulations Maria!

Congratulations to all our contestants for being selected for the event, to our three adjudicators, Brian Chatterton, Gil Sullivan and Lachlan Bramble who had the unenviable task of choosing the winners today.

Thanks also to St John’s Church for allowing us to hold the event in this wonderful location.

Finally, thanks to our Governor, Her Excellency Frances Adamson AC, for attending the event and presenting the prizes.

Go to the YVA page.

 St John’s Church, Halifax St., Adelaide.

New 5mbs event: Casey Brothers Quartet Sunday Nov 7th. Details


Remember, Wednesday nights at 8 for opera.







We are preparing to relocate the 5mbs antenna.

5MBS will be holding a fundraiser on Sunday, 7 November at the Joiners Arms Hotel, 9 Manton Street, Hindmarsh.

Come along and listen to the smooth jazz of the Casey Brothers Quartette while you meet some of our presenters.

$20 for non-members and $15 for members and that will include a slice of pizza.

Drinks and entrée size snacks will be available for purchase at the bar.

Bookings are essential!

There will be no ticket sales at the door!


Just go to or call 5MBS on 8346 2324 between 10 and 4 weekdays!






ABOUT 5mbs


The Music Broadcasting Society of S.A. provides FM transmission of fine classic and jazz music across the Adelaide metropolitan area. Being community supported radio , 5mbs is totally run by volunteers.


A crucial factor in keeping the music alive is the generosity and goodwill of sponsors and subscribers. Unavoidable costs relating to equipment, premises rental, operations, transmission, utilities etc. are always something to be addressed and any form of support is gratefully received. Share the passion.

5MBS supports the local arts community and this extends to concert recordings and the promotion of recitals and other events. Local groups and musicians planning on performing in South Australia are invited to get in touch with 5mbs.


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