Shell Point announces 2019 Summer Concert Series

Shell Point announces 2019 Summer Concert Series

Summer lineup to feature monthly performances May through August

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 12, 2019) – Tickets are now available for Shell Point Retirement Community’s 2019 Summer Concert Series, which features four performances that begin in May and continue through August. Events are open to the public, with tickets available online at www.shellpoint.org/summer or by phone at 239-454-2067.

Offering diverse, affordable options for musical entertainment during the summer, Shell Point’s 2019 Summer Concert Series includes performances by:

  • Pianist Noah Waddell – Wednesday, May 29 at 7 p.m.
  • Gulfshore Tenors – Wednesday, June 12 at 7 p.m.
  • Aibou Duo – Wednesday, July 10 at 7 p.m.
  • Pianist Pietro Iannotti – Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m.

“The Shell Point Summer Concert Series is back for its ninth season with an engaging lineup of highly acclaimed musicians,” said Laura Slack, director of resident life at Shell Point Retirement Community. “This season brings a stunning variety of entertaining chamber music that the audience is sure to enjoy.”

On Wednesday, May 29, pianist Noah Waddell, a young performer who gained national attention at just 14 years old, will perform an eclectic program including selections from classical composers. Waddell has won numerous piano competitions including his first international piano competition in 2014 that was held in Fort Collins, Colorado. 

The Gulfshore Tenors will perform a diverse repertoire of musical selections including standard love songs of the 20th century like “Unchained Melody,” “Nella Fantasia” and “Sway” on Wednesday, June 12.

Aibou Duo, a musical twosome comprised of pianist Yoko Sata Kathari and violinist Ruby Berland, will perform classical hits on Wednesday, July 10. Listeners will be provided background information on each composition and will have an opportunity to speak with the musicians following the concert.

The final performance in the 2019 Summer Concert Series will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 28 with a musical act from Italian pianist Pietro Iannotti. The Salerno native has been performing worldwide in recitals and with orchestras, gaining acclaim from both audience and critics. He has participated and won numerous national and international competitions.

The cost for each concert is $20, and all performances will be held in the Grand Cypress Room at The Woodlands at Shell Point, 14441 Woodsong Lane, Fort Myers. To purchase tickets, please visit www.shellpoint.org/summer or call the box office at 239-454-2067. Tickets will be held for pick-up at will call on the night of the performance.

Shell Point’s 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series welcomes Siberian Virtuosi April 4

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CUTLINE: Shell Point Retirement Community continues its 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series with a performance by Siberian Virtuosi at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 4. 

Shell Point’s 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series welcomes Siberian Virtuosi April 4

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 19, 2019) – Shell Point Retirement Community continues its 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series with a performance by Siberian Virtuosi at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 4 at The Village Church on The Island at Shell Point, 15100 Shell Point Blvd. in Fort Myers. Tickets for this event cost $40 and can be purchased online at www.shellpoint.org/concerts or by phone at 239-454-2067.

Eleven violinists and a pianist comprise the award-winning Siberian Virtuosi, the State Ensemble of the Republic of Sakha. Acclaimed for their energy, unique arrangements and virtuosity, the ensemble has gained an increasing popularity in Russia and around the world since it was founded in 1994, winning numerous international awards in Russia, France, Italy and Hungary.

Siberian Virtuosi’s eclectic repertoire combines Bach, Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi with de Sarasate, Shor, Sibelius and many more. During this Shell Point concert event, guests will hear the Siberian Virtuosi’s masterful execution of well-known classical pieces and will enjoy music by special guests and featured clarinetist, Julian Milkis.