Steven Hillinger

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Steven has been conducting numerous school and youth ensembles for over 20 years.

Steven was the conductor of the Lane Cove Youth Orchestra (1998), Fisher’s Ghost Youth Orchestra (1998-2000), Sydney Youth Brass (2000), Shore School Symphony Orchestra (2005-2006), Burwood Girls High School Senior Concert Band (2010-2011), St. Aloysius College Senior Concert Band (2012), Ascham School Symphony Orchestra (1997-2014) and was Musical Director of the City of Sydney Wind Ensemble (2001-2006). Steven also worked extensively with the Sydney Youth Orchestra’s Association (2001-2007), conducting the Sydney Youth Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphonic Wind Orchestra and was Musical Director of the University of New South Wales Concert Band (2006-2012) and Associate Conductor of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music’s Wind Symphony (2013-2014). Steven has also worked as Assistant Conductor with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

As well as a large amount of guest conducting, at present, Steven is conducting the North Sydney Girls High School Symphony Orchestra and Wind Orchestra, the North Sydney Symphony Orchestra and is also Musical Director of the University of New South Wales Symphony Orchestra. In 2016 Steven took up the position of Chief Conductor of the Melbourne Youth Orchestra.

Steven has been conducting at the School Band Festival since 2003 and is happy to assist with advice on secondary school bands, assistance with programs and choice of music.