Our Team

New Steel City Strings Inc. is a volunteer-run not-for-profit charity.

Its Patron is Andrew Ford OAM.

It is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Day-to-day management is by a volunteer Management Committee.

Board of Directors:
President: Adam Zarth – Executive Officer, Illawarra Business Chamber
Secretary: James Welch – Access Law Group
Treasurer: Ben Twyford – Kelly Partners
Anthony Body – NSW Dept Premier & Cabinet
Melissa Thompson – University of Wollongong
Kyle Little – Steel City Strings Artistic Director
Tony Williams – Film-maker (“The Passion of Music”)
Executive Officer: Lyndall Fowler

Management Committee:
Yve Repin OAM, Lyndall Fowler, Kyle Little, Tony Williams

The orchestra is further supported by community volunteers who offer their time at events to help with box office, stage and venue management, and audience comfort and safety.

We do rely heavily on this volunteer support, and welcome new volunteers. If you would like to register as a volunteer with Steel City Strings, please contact us by phone (0467 869 478) or email steelcitystrings@gmail.com.

Steel City Strings musicians are the heart of the organisation and, as artist-residents, seek to delight, educate, and nurture the community through the transformative power of live music performed with professionalism and artistic excellence.

Read the 2018 Annual Report here >>

Andrew Ford

Andrew Ford OAM

Orchestra Management

Luke Spicer
Conductor - Orchestra

Our Principals

Kyle Little
Artistic Director/Concert Master - Orchestra
Karella Mitchell
Principal Cello - Orchestra
Jacob Antonio
Principal Violin - Orchestra
Adrian Davis
Principal Viola - Orchestra