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Community Access

Melbourne Recital Centre understands that regular opportunities for all Victorians to participate in and enjoy a range of music experiences is integral to true access.

Breaking down potential barriers to attendance through our Share the Music program or relaxed performance series ensures that there is something for everyone at the best place to hear.

See the drop down menu below to discover more.

Regional Touring

Melbourne Recital Centre believes that music should be available to all Victorians no matter where they live. Working in partnership with regional presenters from across Victoria, with the support of Creative Victoria and private support, we look forward to bringing music to your region soon.


Relaxed Performances

Promoting a casual approach to sound and movement, the Centre’s series of Relaxed Performances provides the same exceptional artists in the best place to hear, with an environment specifically suited for audiences with sensory sensitivities.


Sound Matters

The Sound Matters workshop series at Melbourne Recital Centre provides an interactive and engaging musical learning environment especially designed for children who are blind or have low vision.


Professional Master Classes

Join some of the world’s finest musicians for a revelatory master class and discover more about the music you love. Melbourne Recital Centre’s Master Class program provides essential artistic development opportunities that benefit young Australian artists and offer insights and learning for patrons as well.

Share the Music

Research reveals that both children and adults benefit emotionally, intellectually, socially and even physically from the shared experience of live music. Here at the Centre we take pride in being able to create engaging live music experiences for people of all ages with diverse music interests and different backgrounds. Launched in 2010, our Share the Music program aims to enrich the lives of children and adults in our community who face barriers to access.


Free Music in the Salon

Melbourne Recital Centre opens the doors of its intimate Salon on one Monday each month from March to December for FREE open rehearsals featuring the very best of Melbourne’s chamber musicians.

Sound Vibrations

In partnership with Australian National Academy of Music and Deaf Children Australia, the Sound Vibrations workshop series at Melbourne Recital Centre provides an interactive and creative musical learning environment especially designed for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.


Music Production Mentoring

Developed in partnership with Vision Australia, Music Production Mentoring works with teenagers who are blind or have low vision to create electronic and recorded music.