Spring Concerts Highlight El Camino College Music Ensembles
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Spring Concerts Highlight El Camino College Music Ensembles

This spring, El Camino College music ensembles will present concerts in Marsee Auditorium as part of the ECC Center for the Arts’ 50th anniversary season. 

The El Camino College Concert Band will present a concert titled “Masterpieces Then and Now” at 8 p.m. May 18 with the Peninsula Symphonic Winds. Each band will perform separately and together as one group. The ECC Concert Band is directed by Dane Teter, and the Peninsula Symphonic Winds is directed by Berkeley Price, also the dean of the El Camino College Fine Arts Division. Composer and conductor Rossano Galante will guest conduct the combined bands for two of his own works: “A Childhood Remembered” and “God’s Country.” Other works on the program include Robert W. Smith’s “To the Summit,” Francis McBeth’s “Of Sailors and Whales,” John Barnes Chance’s “Variations on a Korean Folk Song,” and more! Tickets for the concert are $10 and may be purchased at www.centerforthearts.org using the online ticketing system or by phone at 800-832-ARTS. The Ticket Office is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Campus parking is $3. El Camino College is located at 16007 Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance. 

The El Camino College Symphony Orchestra will perform 8 p.m. June 1 in Marsee Auditorium. Directed by Dane Teter, the performance will feature soloists from the ECC Applied Music Program and will include Symphony No. 3, “The Sunday Symphony” by William Grant Still. The El Camino College Symphony Orchestra is an audition orchestra for students who play at an intermediate level or higher. The group performs works for string and full orchestras, as well as solo and choral accompanying pieces. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased online at www.centerforthearts.org using the online ticketing system or by phone at 800-832-ARTS. The Ticket Office is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Campus parking is $3. El Camino College is located at 16007 Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance.

May 3, 2019