2NURFM is a Community radio Station and many of our presenters share their own collections on air.


Specialist Music

2NURFM is a community radio station and many of our presenters share their own collections on air.

There's classical, jazz, blues, country, folk, punk rock, and brass.

Hunter Rostrum

Sunday 6.00pm - 7.30pm

Ray Hugo presents a weekly program of mostly classical music, recorded at venues around the Hunter region.

Local Performance

2NURFM provides a forum for local artists to reach audiences not only in the Hunter, but right around Australia and the world.

Excellent Venues

As a faculty of The University of Newcastle, the Conservatorium fosters music teaching and performance. In its Concert Hall, regarded as one of the finest in the country, Newcastle audiences enjoy recitals by students, and eminent local and visiting artists.


Thanks to Ray and everyone involved with creating the music, the 1000th edition of the program went to air on 4 January, 2015.

Broadcast Calendar

Broadcast performance
May 3 CHORAL RECITAL by KORiAUSTRALIA, a 60 voice choir from Norway and HUNTER SINGERS, in a program of music from Norway, Japan and Australia which they presented recently in Adamstown Uniting Church
May 10 PIANO AND GUITAR RECITAL featuring Edward Neeman and Stephanie, two internationally renowned pianists from the Julliard School in New York, performing duo and four-hand works by Poulenc and Samuel Barber, followed by two Spanish Guitarists from the Newcastle Conservatorium playing works by Scheidler, Piazzola and Philip Houghton
May 17 PICTURES FROM THE EAST. Soprano, Joelene Griffith and pianist, Bradley Gilchrist take us on a majestic journey through romantic Western classical vocal music, composed by Mozart, Strauss, Faure, Korsakov, Rodrigo and Ravel, influenced by Asia, Eastern Europe and Moorish traditions
May 24 THE GOLDNER STRING QUARTET and acclaimed Scottish pianist, STEVEN OSBORNE perform two of the world's most popular piano quintets by SCHUMANN and SHOSTAKOVICH, and as solo pianist, STEVEN OSBORNE explores the sensual world of DEBUSSY'S best known Preludes
May 31 100 YEARS OF ANZAC – Due to overwhelming listener response when first broadcast on 26th April, a special ENCORE presentation commemorating the centenary of the landing of Australian troops on the shores of Gallipoli, in the words and music of two World Wars