Musical Director

Izaak Wesson

Izaak Wesson is a conductor, cultural historian and has held the position of SSSO Acting Music Director during 2023.

Izaak has recently completed a master’s degree in musicology. His other credentials include alumnus of the Melbourne Youth Orchestra’s Conductor Development Programme, and participant in West Australian Symphony Orchestra’s Emerging Conductors’ Program in 2020–2021.

Izaak founded the Perth Orchestra Project in 2017, and since 2021 has been a regular Musical Director of the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of WA and is a rostered conductor of the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra.

We are thrilled to have Izaak in the leadership role and feel privileged to be working with such a talented young Perth musician. He will be building on from the wonderful legacy of Rob Gladstones and his predecessors.

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