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Announcement: Celebration of Youth

Due to the latest COVID-19 restrictions, Steel City Strings will not be going ahead with performances tonight at Wollongong Town Hall and tomorrow afternoon at Nowra School of Arts. Ticketholders will be refunded by Merrigong Box Office for the Wollongong Town Hall concert and by Steel City Strings directly for Nowra ticketholders over the coming days. […]

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Steel City Strings Wins Create NSW Grant for “Earth Connections”

Steel City Strings is thrilled by the recent announcement by NSW Arts Minister Don Harwin of a successful application for $29,000 to support “Earth Connections” in 2021. “Earth Connections” will see Steel City Strings collaborate with two contemporary First Nations composers to create new works that speaks to the lived experience of our local communities. […]

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Wollongong Orchestra Returns To Stages Across the Region

Media Release | Wollongong Orchestra Returns To Stages Across the Region   Since its inaugural Digital Season was launched last month conducted by Opera Australia conductor, Luke Spicer, Steel City Strings is pleased to announce a return to stages across the region before the end of 2020.   The full chamber orchestra will make a […]

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Testimonials

The members of Steel City Strings are outstanding examples of hard work, enterprise, enthusiasm and dedication. They reach for the stars and beyond. More power to these wonderful people.

Richard Gill AO

In Debussy's Sacred and Profane Dances of 1904 the orchestra was joined by harpist Paulina Smirnov whose scintillating playing created a wonderful and subtly-nuanced centrepiece for the concert.

Anon

A fascinating program of works from various musical periods... The orchestra played with a strong sense of ensemble, and brought an infectious verve to the Mozart.

Anon

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