Gene Pokorny is an American tubist. He has played with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since his appointment by Georg Solti in 1988. He has also played with the [1 ] Israel Philharmonic, the Utah Symphony, the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, The President's Own Marine Band, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Pokorny has performed on several movie soundtracks including [1 ] , Jurassic Park , and The Fugitive and has recorded three solo albums. The Nightmare Before Christmas In June 2000, he premiered [1 ] John D. Stevens’ piece Journey – Concerto for Contrabass Tuba and Orchestra with the Chicago Symphony. He has written a chapter on orchestral auditions for the [1 ] Tuba Source Book published by Indiana University Press, as well as articles for the Tuba Journal and The Instrumentalist.
Pokorny has participated in numerous educational workshops, classes, and presentations, including
McGill University's Brass Year program in 2009 as a performer and lecturer. He describes himself as a railfan enthusiast and a lifetime fan of [2 ] . The Three Stooges
Discography [ edit ]
Tuba Tracks (1995)
Big Boy (2001) [3 ]
Orchestral Excerpts for Tuba (2007) [4 ]
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