3:09 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

IRA Rollover Reinstated, Act Now – expires Dec. 31!

Great News!!  IRA Rollover Reinstated, Act Now – expires Dec. 31!

Congress has extended a tax break on charitable donations from individual donor’s retirement accounts.  This provision allows individuals 70 ½ and older to contribute up to $100,000 in IRA assets by direct transfer to a qualified charitable organization like WQCS.  The IRA charitable rollover is tax-free and not included in a donor’s adjusted gross income.

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10:48 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Internet streaming

We have been receiving inquiries from listeners concerning background noise on our internet streams. We are working to have this problem corrected as quickly as possible and apologize for any inconvenience; we are in the process of installing upgraded equipment from our streaming provider. Thank you for listening and we appreciate your patience.

4:08 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

WQCS Holiday programs

Tune to WQCS for special holiday themed programs throughought the month of December.

ON WQCS and HD1:

Tuesday, December 16th – Chanukah in Story and Song – 2pm (PRI)

Thursday, December 18th – A Baroque Christmas in the New World – 2pm (PRI)

Tuesday, December 23rd – Messiah from Washington National Cathedral – 2pm (PRI)

Wednesday, December 31st – Capitol Steps “New Year’s Eve Special” – 7pm


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2:09 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Met Opera this Saturday

  Saturday Matinee broadcast

Le Nozze di Figaro

! PM 
Approximate running time 3 hrs. 34 min.

Richard Eyre's season-opening new production of Mozart's eternal masterpiece is set in an 18th-century manor house in Seville during the 1930s. Erwin Schrott in the title role leads a stellar cast that also includes Mariusz Kwiecien as the Count and Danielle de Niese as Susanna, along with Met debutantes Rachel Willis-Sørensen as the Countess and Serena Malfi as Cherubino. Edo de Waart conducts.

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5:13 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

WQCS is giving away free passes to the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD

Don't forget about free passes to the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD at local movie theatres in PSL and Jensen Beach. We have a limited number of free passes to give away. The next opera is "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg"... Live on December 13 with an Encore on December 17. To get your free passes e-mail mipeters@irsc.edu with the word OPERA in the subject line. Provide your contact info and we will be in touch. The passes are first come first served while supplies last. Please note: only one give away item per person in a 30 day period. Thanks and good luck!

4:45 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

‘Car Talk’ co-host Tom Magliozzi has died

Tom Magliozzi, one of public radio's most popular personalities, died on Monday of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 77 years old.

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12:52 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Gubernatorial Debate

The 2014 gubernatorial election is being watched by politics buffs across the nation. It's a competitive race, and Florida voters will have plenty to decide on.

In preparation for our coverage of the first English-language debate, public radio stations across the state have worked together to bring you stories about some of Florida's big issues.

Click on the icons to see what Floridians across the state are voting on.


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4:30 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

FPREN Storm Center

12:00 am
Wed October 8, 2014

WQCS to Present Oct. 15 Florida Governor’s Debate


Public radio station WQCS 88.9 FM will be one of 10 public radio stations in Florida broadcasting the upcoming Fall Gubernatorial Debate between Governor Rick Scott and former Governor Charlie Crist, scheduled for Wednesday, October 15th.

Scott and Crist will meet on stage for the one-hour debate at 7 p.m. at Bailey Hall auditorium at Broward College in Davie. WFOR/CBS4 anchor Eliott Rodriguez will serve as moderator for the debate. 

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12:42 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Make an End of Year Donation


WQCS is listener supported public radio locally owned and operated right here on the Treasure Coast.  Our mission is to provide public service programming that informs, educates and entertains the community. 

For some, we are the only source of classical music.   For some others, we are the only source of local, national and international news. 

WQCS is also a member of the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network and is designated by the state as the Emergency Alert Radio Station for the area.

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