Mark Stevens
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In 2016 he established a symphony orchestra at Sydney Secondary College which is one of only a few full orchestras in greater Sydney to be formed within a comprehensive high school. In 2016 he also established a new string program at Killarney Heights Public School. This year he was awarded the Teachers Mutual Bank Performing Arts Recognition Award 2017 for his diverse work in public education. Mark has a passion for developing string technique in young players to enable them to perform with excitement and energy through strength of tone and rhythmic security. Aside from extensive work in public education, Mark also composes, records and performs in contemporary folk-rock voyagers The Crooked Fiddle Band . Through his work in this group he has toured extensively in Australia and Europe performing at some of the world’s most acclaimed and eclectic music festivals.

Rebecca Hildebrant
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Many of Rebecca's ensembles have enjoyed success at a competitive level with several of her school choirs and bands taking out places at several competitions and she has had a long affiliation with the Arts Alive Choral Program. Rebecca also has enjoyed over the years being involved in every aspect of several school and community musicals and held roles including Musical Director, Stage and Production Manager. She also enjoys teaching public speaking, debating, coding and robotics and loves being a mum to her two children. Rebecca strongly believes that it is the greatest privilege to teach and share music with others and thoroughly enjoys being part of the NBO/NBYO family.