MUSICAL DIRECTOR – GLORIA WILSON
Gloria Wilson is the Musical Director of The Orwell Singers. After graduating from The Royal Academy of Music, she became head of music at a girls’ grammar school. Returning to teaching after having a family, she was appointed head of music at a girls’ public school where she later became deputy head. On retirement she has continued accompaniment and enjoys painting and travelling. She has also obtained an Honours Degree in History with the Open University.
ACCOMPANIST – JEAN LAWRENCE
The Orwell Singers are accompanied by Jean Lawrence. In the past Jean has conducted the Co-Op Singers and accompanied the Belstead Singers.
The Orwell Singers were established in 1993. Some of our members have been in the choir since it started. We are a friendly group of ladies who live in and around Ipswich. Not only do we sing together but we also have social and fundraising events.