VENUE: Luggage Store Gallery New Music Series
1007 Market Street (at Sixth), San Francisco CA 94103
Telephone: 415-255-5971
TICKETS: $6 – $10
BOX OFFICE: Tickets are available at the door.

The Jack Curtis Dubowsky Ensemble performs in concert at the
Luggage Store Gallery New Music Series. This groundbreaking
new music ensemble, led by classical and film composer Jack
Curtis Dubowsky
, performs abstract, spacious, free form,
transcendental, electro-acoustic contemporary music. The Jack
Curtis Dubowsky Ensemble I album was performed and recorded
live with no overdubs; no pre-recorded music is used in concert

Also performing is Amar Chaudhary, a longtime composer and
performer specializing in contemporary and electronic music, as
well as a developer of advanced software for sound synthesis
and music composition.

The Luggage Store Gallery New Music Series is the longest
standing experimental music series in the Bay Area, with weekly
Thursday night shows since 1991. Founded by LSG Gallery
Directors Laurie Lazer and Darryl Smith, the series has been
curated by several Bay Area musicians. Since 2002 the New
Music Series has been curated by Outsound Presents and local
improvisers/sound artists Rent Romus and Matt Davignon. They
present a wide cross section of sound artists from every
experimental genre.

Thursdays 8-10pm Admission $6-10 sliding scale
All ages welcome, no one refused for lack of funds.

the luggage store
1007 Market Street (nr. 6th St.)
San Francisco, CA 94103 USA

The series is an artist-run, grass-roots DIY effort that relies on
volunteers. Please join us in setting up chairs, curtain, lights,
sound once a week, and contact Outsound Presents to get
involved in marketing and project coordination. The Luggage
Store Gallery is a non-profit corporation funded by the City of
San Francisco, grants, and your contributions. Gallery hours are
Wednesday through Saturday, Noon to 5pm. For gallery
information call 415-255-5971.

Jack Curtis Dubowsky Ensemble Member Bios

Composer, keyboardist, and bassist Jack Curtis Dubowsky
received his MM in Composition from the San Francisco
Conservatory of Music, and also studied at the Aspen School.
Jack studied conducting with Sonja Neblett, and composition
with David Conte, Conrad Susa, Elinor Armer, and Michael
Czajkowski. Jack has composed three chamber operas, music for
four feature films, television, and concert performance. Jack s
choral music has been performed internationally by groups
including the San Francisco Choral Artists, the Lesbian/Gay
Chorus of San Francisco, and the Mount Eden Chorus. Jack s
orchestral music has been performed by the Castro Valley
Chamber Orchestra. Jack s chamber music has been performed
by the Snopea Chamber Ensemble, the Organic Sound
Experiment, Collaborata, and the Paradigm Brass. Jack has
received grants from Meet the Composer, Inc., the Zellerbach
Family Fund, and the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.
Jack has produced recordings by The Winsome Griffles, Glen
Meadmore, and the Virgin Whore Complex. Jack s award winning
Mr Jones parody is a highlight of the Momus album Stars

Percussionist Fred Morgan received his BM in percussion
performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music
under the study of Jack Van Geem and his MM from the New
England Conservatory under the tutelage of Will Hudgins. Fred
currently studies timpani with San Francisco Timpanist David
Herbert. Other teachers have included Andrew Lewis, James Lee
Wyatt, and Alan Hall. Fred played William Kraft’s first timpani
concerto with the Oakland East Bay Symphony in 2003 as a
winner of the orchestra’s Young Artist Competition. Fred was a
member of the San Francisco Youth Symphony from 1997-
2002. Fred has traveled abroad recently subbing as a timpanist
and percussionist in the Hong Kong Philharmonic, St. Paul
Chamber Orchestra, and Kansas City Symphony. Fred also does
concerts with SF Symphony brass and boys choir at Grace
Cathedral in San Francisco and has subbed with the Midsummer
Mozart Festival. Fred participated in the festivals of Spoleto USA,
Schleswig-holstein, Music Academy of the West, Jeunnesses
Musicales, National Orchestral Institute, and the Aspen Music
Festival. Contemporary engagements include work with the
Sprocket Ensemble and performances and recordings of the
music of Erling Wold. Locally Fred subs with the Oakland East
bay Symphony and the Santa Rosa Symphony. Fred has received
a percussion chair in the Stockton Symphony.

Trombonist Hall Goff received his BA from Oberlin College and
MM from the Yale University School of Music, where his principal
teacher was John Swallow. Other teachers include Tom Cramer,
Douglas Edelman, Tyrone Breuninger, and Ned Meredith. Hall
has been a member of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra since
1977, the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players since
1979, and the Paradigm Brass since 2002. Hall has performed
locally with orchestras in Santa Rosa, Monterey, Oakland, Napa,
Marin, the San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Opera,
nationally with the Eastern Brass Quintet, the Wall Street Brass
Quintet, Paul Lavalle s Band Of America, the New York City
Ballet, and internationally at the Spoleto Festival and the
Macerata Opera of Italy. Raising his bell in the popular realm,
Hall has performed with Frank Zappa, Ella Fitzgerald, Bob Hope,
Nelson Riddle, Diane Carroll, Linda Ronstadt, Vic Damone, John
Pizzarelli, and The Manhattan Transfer. Recordings include
Prokofiev s Romeo and Juliet, Paul Chihara s The Tempest,
Tchaikovsky s Nutcracker with the San Francisco Ballet, music by
Earle Brown and Morton Feldman with the San Francisco
Contemporary Music Players, and recordings for film and TV.

Amar Chaudhary Bio

Amar Chaudhary studied composition first with Ruth Schonthal
at the Westchester Conservatory of Music in New York from
1983 to 1991, and then at Yale University from 1991 to 1995.
Amar had his music performed internationally and has received
several honors for his musical work, including a 1992 premier of
his clarinet quartet Conversational Impromptu at Weill Recital
Hall in New York and the 1990 NGCSA Young Composers Award
for Earth Songs. Amar received his PhD in Computer Science
from the University of California, Berkeley in 2001. While at
Berkeley, Amar was a researcher at the Center for New Music
and Audio Technologies (CNMAT) and developed advanced
software for music composition and performance, including
Open Sound Edit, an advanced 3D graphical editor for sound
representations and Open Sound World, a programming
environment for real-time music and audio applications. He has
published several research papers related to these and other
projects. Amar remains actively involved in local electronic and
experimental music in the San Francisco Bay Area, and performs
regularly. His recent music involves experimentation with new
sounds and sound-synthesis/processing techniques and new
modes of musically expressive performance. He is also
interested in the use of folk instruments and toy instruments in
electro-acoustic music. In addition to his musical work, Amar
maintains a deep interest in modern and contemporary art in
several media as a creator, consumer and supporter.