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 Wolp
e 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.