The Ipswich Orpheus Orchestra was founded in 2017 and has already been a hit with audiences of all ages.
The orchestra is an auditioned instrumental group that plays a variety of musical styles both on its own and in accompaniment with the full Orpheus Chorale.
If you’re interested in joining the orchestra or if you’d like to enquire about performance opportunities please contact Greg
Musical Director - Greg Wilson
Greg Wilson is a graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, where he majored in Jazz and Classical Trumpet, and Music Education. While at the Conservatorium he played lead/principal positions with both big bands, the brass band and the wind orchestra. Greg has played with performers such as Marina Prior, James Morrison, Simon Gallaher, The Idea of North, Ian Stenlake, Daryl Somers, Angela Harding, Luke Kennedy and Naomi Price. He is a respected trumpet player in the Brisbane Music Theatre scene, having been a regular lead trumpet player with Harvest Rain Theatre Company from 2010-2014 as well as numerous other theatre companies in the South East QLD area.
More recently, Greg has transitioned to Musical Director and Conductor. In 2015 he made his MD debut with the Ipswich Orpheus Chorale’s production of South Pacific. He returned as MD with the Chorale in 2016 in their all-new production of Jesus Christ Superstar. In 2016 he was appointed Musical Director for the 21st annual Brassall Christmas in the Park, which plays host to 6,000 people every year. Greg has also worked in the professional sound and lighting industry for 10 years with one of the country most respected production companies.