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Join three of the NAC Orchestra’s outstanding Principal players – Karen Donnelly (trumpet), Lawrence Vine (French horn), and Donald Renshaw (trombone) – for practice tips focused on Holst’s First Suite in E-flat

The NAC Orchestra is recognized for its daring programming, powerful storytelling, inspiring artistry, and innovative partnerships. It plays an important national role in learning and community engagement through music and the arts. 

The First Suite in E-flat for military band by English composer Gustav Holst is a staple of band repertoire around the world.  

Featured artists

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    Principal Trumpet , NAC Orchestra Karen Donnelly
  • principal horn , NAC Orchestra Lawrence Vine
  • Former principal trombone , NAC Orchestra Donald Renshaw