Talented 11-year-old from Eastbourne is one of the best young trumpeters in the country

Nelly Bathard-Smith SUS-190124-154535001
Nelly Bathard-Smith SUS-190124-154535001

St Andrew’s Prep’s pupil Nelly Bathard-Smith has been placed in top eight trumpeters for her age category.

The youngster, at just 11, has been accepted into the National Children’s Orchestra ‘squad’ for 2019.

Nelly has secured her place in the Regional Orchestra and is reserve for the National Orchestra.