Greg W.

Greg W.

Brass and Percussion Lessons!

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Trumpet Lessons

Levels Taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Students will learn all aspects of playing. From jazz to classical, including scales, technical work and a wide range of other pieces.

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About

  • Male

  • Teaching since February 2012

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  • Teaches students aged 8+

Greg is a graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, where he majored in Jazz and Classical Trumpet as well as Music Education. While at the Conservatorium he played lead trumpet with both of the big bands, principal cornet with the Brass Band as well as principal trumpet with the Wind Orchestra. He has also completed his Graduate Diploma in Education at Queensland University of Technology. Throughout his career, 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. Greg is a respected trumpet player in the Brisbane Music Theatre scene, having been a regular lead trumpet player with Harvest Rain Theatre Company for the last 5 years, as well as numerous other theatre companies in the South East QLD area. Greg has also made the transition from player 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, to which the band received very positive comments. 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. He has also spent 4 years with multiple National A Grade champion brass band, Brisbane Excelsior. He has been involved in community big bands for many years and is currently a member of the Ipswich City Big Band, and was a featured soloist on their debut CD release earlier this year. He is also an accomplished drummer, having performed for many years with local christian bands and in churches. Greg has also worked in the professional sound and lighting industry for 10 years with one of the country's most respected production companies.

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