Steven Hillinger has conducted numerous youth, school and community orchestras and concert bands throughout Sydney. He 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), was the Musical Director of the University of New South Wales Concert Band (2006-2012) and the 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 and Australian Youth Orchestra.
As well as a large amount of guest conducting, at present, Steven is conductor of the North Sydney Girls High School Symphony Orchestra and Wind Orchestra and the North Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Steven is also the Musical Director of the University of New South Wales Symphony Orchestra and in 2016 has taken up the position of Chief Conductor of the Melbourne Youth Orchestra.