05/02/18 23:35 Sarah in Chicago Back in 30 minutes with Gene Pokorny, principal tuba of the CSO, this will also be a good one, are you all still watching...?
05/02/18 23:35 FrenchHorn1 Yes!
05/02/18 23:38 Nathan I can't wait for Gene!
05/02/18 23:41 Sarah in Chicago Me too!
05/02/18 23:42 FrenchHorn1 I will be watching from Maryland!
05/02/18 23:43 Jon Mitchell Two Horn Hangouts in one day. What a treat!!
05/02/18 23:50 Aija Mattson I'm here!!! this will be my second practice break! So amazing that you do this Sarah! So cool. Can't wait to hear from Gene
05/02/18 23:55 Sarah in Chicago Gene has just arrived! Let us know where you are watching from!
05/02/18 23:55 Sarah in Chicago and help us spread the word!
05/02/18 23:56 Pierre L'Allier Still here (from Wales)
05/02/18 23:56 Christopher watching from norway!
05/02/18 23:56 Matteo NYC
05/02/18 23:57 Harold from Elkhart In Harold in Elkhart Indiana
05/02/18 23:57 Sarah in Chicago hey guys! so happy you´re with us! Norway, Wales, NYC...love it!
05/02/18 23:57 Keyden from Maryland Hello Sarah and Mr. Pokorney!
05/02/18 23:57 Aby from Holland its 0ne hour in the night but wanna see it live your great Sarah
05/02/18 23:58 Sarah in Chicago Hey Harold! hi Aby!
05/02/18 23:58 Peter Howard Troy, Alabama -- in the same time zone!
05/02/18 23:58 Sarah in Chicago going live in 5
05/02/18 23:58 Handsome Tim Live soon!
05/02/18 23:59 Sherezade and Jose Hello, Gene! Cheers from Madrid! We miss you and Beth!!! :)
06/02/18 00:00 Paulo from Brazil Hi Sarah and Gene. Please ask him about the conception of SONG AND WIND!!! Thanks.
06/02/18 00:00 Frank Cheers from Boston!
06/02/18 00:02 Aija Mattson HELLO FROM LA!!!
06/02/18 00:02 Jacob Hello from Virginia! :)
06/02/18 00:03 joe Lip Reed Music!!!
06/02/18 00:03 Maikel are we live yet?
06/02/18 00:03 Handsome Tim live just now!
06/02/18 00:04 Maikel Cool :D
06/02/18 00:06 DD funny
06/02/18 00:06 AIJA MATTSON PIZZA TIES!
06/02/18 00:06 AIJA MATTSON for the win!
06/02/18 00:07 Scott Irvine My favourite Curly routine is Oyster Stew, what is Gene's?
06/02/18 00:07 Zev Barden So glad to see you live Mr. Pokorny!!! what was the highlight of the season for you thus far? Looking forward to hopefully seeing the concerto live!
06/02/18 00:08 AussieTuba Are you able to tell us if your recent Concerto will be recorded and released to the public, there is a lot of Brass players foaming at the mouth to listen to this!!!!
06/02/18 00:08 Matt Flanagan Bravo on three fantastic performances of the new "Low Brass Concerto"!!!
06/02/18 00:08 FrenchHorn1 Who has been your most influential teacher?
06/02/18 00:09 AIJA MATTSON hahahaha
06/02/18 00:14 tubaaaa What mouthpiece do you use? Do you use different mouthpieces on high/low tubas?
06/02/18 00:14 AIJA MATTSON no better way to do my dishes! than listening to horn hangouts. :)
06/02/18 00:15 AIJA MATTSON how was your time at USC? What was your most valuable lesson you learned in school? I'm a USC alumni. :)
06/02/18 00:17 Keyden from Maryland What has been your most significant obstacle you've had to overcome while playing the tuba?
06/02/18 00:17 Justin Lerma Can Gene talk more about the legend, Tommy Johnson?
06/02/18 00:18 John How often did you practice when you were in high school?
06/02/18 00:19 Peking Duck What led you down the path of performance?
06/02/18 00:21 Rachelle Jenkins Practice? And make my colleagues look bad?! - a favorite one of my teachers
06/02/18 00:21 Rachelle Jenkins *from one of my teachers.
06/02/18 00:22 Scott Irvine One for the horn players. Gene is a Chris Leuba fan. Would he talk about Chris? (One of Joan Watson's teachers)
06/02/18 00:23 Matthew Balassone Are you able to tell us if your recent Concerto will be recorded and released to the public, there is a lot of Brass players foaming at the mouth to listen to this!!!!
06/02/18 00:23 Aki from Helsinki Sarah and Gene, hello from Finland! I remember Gene's solo from Mahler 6 in 2008 with Haitink. That was outstanding!!
06/02/18 00:26 Keyden from Maryland What has been your most significant obstacle you've had to overcome while playing the tuba?
06/02/18 00:26 MB How did you learn to play so lyrically?
06/02/18 00:28 Nathan Can you talk about the legacy of Jacobs and the pressure of taking over for him?
06/02/18 00:28 Jarrett McCourt (Miami) Can't wait to see you in Florida, Gene! And so excited to see you too, Sarah!
06/02/18 00:28 Elias From Tallahasse love Higdon!!
06/02/18 00:30 Elias From Tallahasse Was it the low brass section to commission the work? or somebodies else?
06/02/18 00:30 Aussie Tuba Hello from Melbourne Australia!!!! absolutely love your sound
06/02/18 00:30 Elias From Tallahasse *idea
06/02/18 00:31 Joe Ready Hi Gene! You'll always be an inspiration! Cheers!
06/02/18 00:31 JS from CSO Nice to be on the other side of a hang out! Thanks again Sarah!!
06/02/18 00:32 Akshat How did the section's conception of the concerto evolve from prior to rehearsals with the orchestra to having three performances under your belt and about to take it on tour?
06/02/18 00:32 Mark Weaver Arcady Dubinsky, Concerto Grosso. Written for the NY Phil section in the 1950’s.
06/02/18 00:33 Phillip Casperd Hello Gene, hello from Geneva! Looking forward to seeing you in Florence! I can’t wait kindest regards Phillip
06/02/18 00:33 FrenchHorn1 How many times have you played at Carnegie Hall?
06/02/18 00:34 Beth 9th at Carnegie Hall
06/02/18 00:34 Dan Morris Greetings Sarah and Gene from Dan Morris
06/02/18 00:35 Matt Kundler Cheers Gene! Have a great tour!
06/02/18 00:35 AIJA MATTSON Musical inspirations aside from tuba players?
06/02/18 00:35 FrenchHorn1 Practice, Practice, Practice!
06/02/18 00:36 Brian J Have a great tour Gene!
06/02/18 00:36 Liz from Honolulu, Hawaii I had the pleasure of hearing you in person in the Verdi Requiem in January 2009!
06/02/18 00:36 Keyden from Maryland What has been your most significant obstacle you've had to overcome while playing the tuba?
06/02/18 00:37 Klayton Schaefer What was the best piece of advice you ever recieved?
06/02/18 00:38 Trombonanza What concepts do you discuss with your colleagues in the orchestra in order to all work toward the same sound?
06/02/18 00:40 DD Sara, thank you for talking with Gene. He's fun.
06/02/18 00:40 Myrddin Jones I had the pleasure of hearing you on 8th September 1996 in Birmingham's great Symphony Hall, with Barenboim. Thanks for tonight's two Hangouts Sarah.
06/02/18 00:41 John Cerny What is your favorite Bruckner symphony?
06/02/18 00:42 Larry from Sandpoint, Id. Can you discuss some aspects of low brass breathing please? Thank you.
06/02/18 00:43 FrenchHorn1 Do you think tuba takes more air than flute or vice versa?
06/02/18 00:43 Alex W The Higdon Low Brass Concerto was amazing! Bravo Gene!
06/02/18 00:45 Sherezade and Jose Could Gene talk about the Lalo Schifrin tuba concerto? He is premiering that in Redlands in a month!
06/02/18 00:48 Kaylet La guapa!!! 😂!!!
06/02/18 00:49 Klayton Schaefer June 18th
06/02/18 00:50 Brianna Kirkland Hi Klayton!!!
06/02/18 00:51 Kaylet La guapa!!! Yessssss
06/02/18 00:51 David Rolf Greetings from Scottsdale Gene! What music are you finding the BBb tuba best suited for?
06/02/18 00:53 Elmer hola from PERU!!
06/02/18 00:53 Elmer PERU-BOSTON
06/02/18 00:53 Frank Hermano!
06/02/18 00:53 Elmer hermano! this is awesome!
06/02/18 00:53 Frank I know!
06/02/18 00:53 Mark Weaver Have you tried the new Eastman York copy? Love the Basset hound!
06/02/18 00:54 Elmer PERU!!!
06/02/18 00:54 AIJA MATTSON CHEEESE!
06/02/18 00:54 John Cerny Chicago
06/02/18 00:54 Kaylet La guapa!!! I love the 7th
06/02/18 00:54 John Cerny The CSo is my home town band.
06/02/18 00:54 Aussie Tuba The Basset Hound should be the official dog of the Tuba player, Gene, Buzbee, Carolino just to name a few hahaha
06/02/18 00:54 tubafreak How did you learn playing on different tubas with different valve combinations transposing the parts to use the tuba of your liking
06/02/18 00:55 TubistMN Gene, we're both from Southern CA. BHS class of 77 for me. Would love to swap stories over a sandwich next time we're both in Chicago!
06/02/18 00:55 John Cerny I would have guessed the 8th
06/02/18 00:56 TubistMN Gene, do you prefer b flat 6/4 tuba over a 6/4 CC tuba?
06/02/18 00:56 Elmer how was his experience playing with Bud Herseth in the CSO ?
06/02/18 00:56 Elmer how was his experience playing with Bud Herseth in the CSO ??
06/02/18 00:56 Elmer how was his experience playing with Bud Herseth in the CSO ??
06/02/18 00:57 Brian Johnston What is your favorite cheese?
06/02/18 00:57 Elmer how was his experience playing with Bud Herseth in the CSO ??
06/02/18 00:58 tubafreak Coool he is answering my question :D
06/02/18 00:59 Beth And Gene was the only player Barenboim gave a bow.
06/02/18 00:59 Elmer how was his experience playing with Bud Herseth in the CSO ??
06/02/18 01:00 tubaj What's your favorite spot to eat at around symphony center?
06/02/18 01:00 Kaylet La guapa!!! Alex should do it!!!
06/02/18 01:00 Zev Barden I so wanted to go to the three day lineup of Tchaikovsky 5, CSO brass, and Shostakovich 5... three of my favorites after Mahler 5!
06/02/18 01:00 Elmer how was his experience playing with Bud Herseth in the CSO ??
06/02/18 01:01 tubaj What is the secret behind panda express before a CSO concert?
06/02/18 01:01 Dave Grotke I play a BBb tuba in a German band. Got any tips?
06/02/18 01:01 Elmer how was his experience playing with Bud Herseth in the CSO ??
06/02/18 01:02 LowBrass101 Who can eat more, you or Charlie Vernon?
06/02/18 01:03 Keyden from Maryland What has been your most significant obstacle you've had to overcome while playing the tuba?
06/02/18 01:04 John Cerny Side note, are the shirts available?
06/02/18 01:04 Bobby Thanks for being so gracious to us young tuba players.
06/02/18 01:04 Elmer Bud is my hero! thanks for answering !!
06/02/18 01:05 Bill Why does Gene sit behind the trombones, rather than beside them?
06/02/18 01:05 Henrique Peralta What's like playing with Stefan Schulz?
06/02/18 01:06 Aussie Tuba Gene, Who would be your most memorable student?
06/02/18 01:06 ContrabassTbn To end the interview: Tell us an embaressing performance story
06/02/18 01:06 AIJA MATTSON What inspires you in life?
06/02/18 01:07 AIJA MATTSON [br]What inspires you in life to wake up everyday
06/02/18 01:08 Joshua Irwin what a legendary interview
06/02/18 01:08 EbClarinet What's the secret behind eating Panda Express before a CSO concert?
06/02/18 01:08 Joshua Irwin One of my favorites so far
06/02/18 01:08 Aussie Tuba Please come back soon!!!!! one of the best interviews i've seen :D
06/02/18 01:08 Kaylet La guapa!!! Amazing job everyone there!!!! So nice of you Sarah, thanks for doing this!!
06/02/18 01:09 AIJA MATTSON http://www.stafforini.com/docs/Covey%20-%20The%207%20habits%20of%20highly%20effective%20people.pdf
06/02/18 01:09 AIJA MATTSON Great!
06/02/18 01:10 FrenchHorn1 Wonderful! What a day with two horn hangouts with amazing musicians! Thank-you so much!
06/02/18 01:10 Matt F We love you Gene!!!
06/02/18 01:10 AIJA MATTSON You are a wonderful person. wow. amazing Gene.
06/02/18 01:10 Elmer GENE POKORNY! such a legend ! hope I can meet you someday!!
06/02/18 01:10 F flat BYE!!!!!
06/02/18 01:10 Kaylet La guapa!!! Very emotional!!!!
06/02/18 01:10 F flat GREAT INTERVIEW
06/02/18 01:10 AIJA MATTSON <#
06/02/18 01:10 John Cerny The link for the low brass concerto interview with the players:https://cso.org/ticketsandevents/production-details-2017-18/chicago-symphony-orchestra/muti-conducts-britten-and-higdon/
06/02/18 01:10 AIJA MATTSON <3
06/02/18 01:10 Jacob Thank you!
06/02/18 01:10 Frank Thank you so much Gene and Sarah!! Y'all are the best!!
06/02/18 01:10 John Cerny Thanks!
06/02/18 01:11 Scott Irvine Great interview. You too are great together. You almost didn't need the online questions.
06/02/18 01:12 Scott Irvine two, not too!
06/02/18 01:12 Derek Very much good fun! Thanks tp all!
06/02/18 01:12 TubistMN I'm at the crossroads regarding my upgrade from a miraphone 186-5u CC to either a 6/4 CC, 6/4 Sigfreid BB or a 6/4 F tuba for my symphony position. Which would you recommend? BB flat then?
06/02/18 01:13 TubistMN Thanks Gene for sharing your experiences!!
06/02/18 01:30 Sarah in Chicago Pure emotion here....loved this Hangout! Thanks Gene, you´re the best!
06/02/18 03:56 Gene Pokorny - What a ki <@Brian J>
06/02/18 03:59 Gene Pokorny Thanks to all those who watched. I had a great time hearing from folks from all over. Great to hear from Shere and Jose from Spain as well as others who listened by hearing about it from Ignacio.