FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EAMES OFFICE GALLERY & STORE
2665 Main Street
Santa Monica CA
Award winning film composer, Elmer Bernstein, will be making a rare appearance at the Eames Office Gallery and Store in Santa Monica, CA on Sunday, December 3rd between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m.
Mr. Bernstein will speak of his collaborations with Charles and Ray Eames– scoring more than thirty of their films– and introduce “Toccata For Toy Trains” for which he wrote the score. He will also be signing his recently-released Amber CD, “Elmer Bernstein, Music for the Films of Charles and Ray Eames.”
Elmer Bernstein has composed over 200 scores for motion pictures and television in a career spanning five decades. His film scores include The Magnificent Seven, The Man with the Golden Arm, The Great Escape, Ghostbusters, The Grifters, and The Age of Innocence. In addition to receiving an Oscar in 1967, Mr. Bernstein has been honored with an Emmy, two Golden Globes, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and Lifetime Achievement Awards from The Los Angeles Film Critics Circle, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) The Society for the Preservation of Film Music, and The American Film Institute.
Professor Bernstein studied with Aaron Copland, Roger Sessions and Stefan Wolpe and currently teaches at the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music in Los Angeles.
The Eames Office is dedicated to communicating, preserving and extending the work of Charles and Ray Eames.