Cielo Foundation for the Performing Arts
The West Coast Symphony Orchestra will present its annual free Fourth of July Concert in the historic Santa Barbara County Courthouse Sunken Gardens at 5pm Monday, July 4th — a concert of traditional patriotic American music!
Don't miss this free Fourth of July concert of inspiring and patriotic American orchestral and vocal music featuring guest artist Steve Amerson "America's tenor," presented by the West Coast Symphony Orchestra and Cielo Foundation for the Performing Arts at 5pm Monday, July 4th in the historic Santa Barbara County Courthouse Sunken Gardens.  The early performance will allow plenty of time for the audience to enjoy a post-concert dinner downtown and walk to the fireworks show off Santa Barbara Harbor. Under the direction of conductors Christopher Story VI and Dr. Michael Shasberger, the orchestra will present a concert of American favorites* including music by Morton Gould, John Philip Sousa, and Broadway favorites with the orchestra's special guest artist. For more information on tenor Steve Amerson visit his web site: www.steveamerson.com. 

The West Coast Symphony's annual Fourth of July Concert is sponsored by Cielo Foundation for the Performing Arts and the Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation. 

*program is subject to change 

Steve Amerson has established a reputation as an excellent tenor with a vocal flexibility that allows him to feel at home in both popular/contemporary music and classical literature. With a wealth and depth of performance experience, Steve is known as America’s Tenor. Steve has recorded 18 solo recordings of Broadway, Christmas, patriotic and sacred songs including his latest release, Thankful.

Since 2006, Steve has performed for Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation and Society events throughout the United States and at the dedication of the Medal of Honor Museum onboard the USS Yorktown in Charleston.  In 2009, Steve was presented the “Bob Hope Award for Excellence in Entertainment” by the Medal of Honor Society.  Steve sings for event supporting military families for The Gary Sinise Foundation, and American Airlines SkyBall and Snowball Express events.