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Gene Pokorny to play test Wessex in Chicago

Postby Steve Marcus » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:50 am

At Northwestern University's Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive in Evanston, Chicago (Entrance is from a back door near Regenstein Hall) at 3pm this Saturday, April 21, Gene Pokorny (Chicago Symphony), Matt Gaunt (Milwaukee Symphony), Andy Smith (Lyric Opera and Grant Park Symphony), Charlie Vernon (Chicago Symphony Bass trombone) and Mark Fisher (Assistant Principal Trombonist with the Lyric Opera) play test the new Wessex tubas, euphoniums, and trombones. The CSO York will be there for comparison, as will other instruments.

Guests will then be invited to try the instruments for themselves.

There is no admission fee and, of course, no purchase is necessary.

Instruments to be play tested include:

TC694 6/4 CC Chicago-Presence (18” bell)
TC695 6/4 CC Chicago-York (20” bell)
TB692 6/4 BBb Grand
TB693 6/4 BBb Prokofiev (prototype handmade)
TC590 4/4 CC Wyvern
PBF565 Bass Trombone
PF588 F Contrabass trombone
EP100 Dolce Euphonium
EP104 Festivo Euphonium

And more...

Wessex Tubas thanks Gene Pokorny for arranging this extraordinary event!
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Re: Gene Pokorny to play test Wessex in Chicago

Postby swillafew » Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:05 am

If nobody wants to buy the CSO York let me know, I might have something to trade for it. :tuba:
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Re: Gene Pokorny to play test Wessex in Chicago

Postby Wyvern » Sun Apr 22, 2018 7:13 pm

Here are a couple sample videos from the open play test in Chicago yesterday.

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