El Camino College to Present “Robert Coomber and Satin Brass”
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El Camino College to Present “Robert Coomber and Satin Brass”

El Camino College will present a concert titled “Something Old, and Something New, Something Borrowed, and Something Blue,” an evening of music from classical to jazz, featuring ECC faculty member Robert Coomber and Satin Brass, a quartet. The show is scheduled for 3 p.m. July 15 in the Campus Theatre. 

Satin Brass includes June Satton, trombone; Robert Coomber, bass trombone; and trumpeters Steve Charpie and Dave Pittel. Each accomplished musician has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in performance from prestigious universities around the country. The quartet performs with many orchestras nationwide; some members have traveled with prominent groups such as the Harry James Orchestra, and the Glenn Miller Orchestra. Others have played for industry awards shows, television and movies. 

Coomber is a Santa Monica native who earned a bachelor’s degree in music from California State University, Northridge, and a master’s degree in music with an emphasis on performance and literature from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. He performs in many orchestras throughout Southern California. Coomber has also performed in several Broadway shows, such as “Damn Yankees” with Jerry Lewis, “Kiss of The Spider Woman” with Chita Rivera, and “Camelot” with Robert Goulet. 

Tickets for the performance are $10-$21 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 Thursday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Campus parking is $3. The Campus Theatre is located at 16007 Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance. Student, senior and group discounts are available. The Ticket Office opens at least one hour before events.

June 20, 2018