The San Luis Obispo Symphony led by Maestro Andrew Sewell will perform a 90-minute patriotic “Pops” program. Pieces to be performed include: Bernstein’s “Overture to West Side Story"; Webber's "Phantom of the Opera Medley - Think of Me"; Custer's “America the Beautiful”; Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” with a spectacular fireworks finale.
Other planned highlights of the evening include sister pianists Holly and Noelle, winners of the Paderewski Festival Youth Piano Competition. Featured vocalist Sarah Lawrence will grace the stage to sing with the SLO Symphony and Casey Biggs. Sarah enjoys a widely varied career as a singing actor in opera, musical theatre, and in concert, singing everything from Baroque to Broadway. Master of Ceremonies Casey Biggs will emcee Paso Pops complete with a dramatic and surprising entrance into the July 4th celebration.