NAC Orchestra Multimedia

Musicians, conductors and composers in our interviews offer great information and advice on better playing, practicing and enjoyment of music. Many of them also demonstrate their instruments!

String Interviews

Walter Prystawski, NAC Orchestra founding concertmaster (retired)
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Amanda Forsyth, Principal Cello
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Woodwind Musician Interviews

Joanna G'Froerer, NAC Orchestra principal flute
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Charles (Chip) Hamann, NAC Orchestra principal oboe
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Kimball Sykes, NAC Orchestra principal clarinet
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Gerald Corey, NAC Orchestra principal bassoon
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Brass Interviews

Karen Donnelley, NAC Orchestra principal trumpet
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Julie Fauteux, NAC Orchestra associate principal horn
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Donald Renshaw, NAC Orchestra trombone
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Percussion Interviews

Kenneth Simpson, NAC Orchestra percussionist
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Jonathan Wade, NAC Orchestra percussionist
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Ian Bernard, NAC Orchestra principal timpani
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Conductor Interviews

Boris Brott
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Pinchas Zukerman
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