FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 1, 2010) – The final performance in the Shell Point Retirement Community Summer Music Series will be Reiko, Violinist and Friends, on Monday, August 2, at 7pm.  This was the first year for the Shell Point Summer Music Series announced Dawn Boren, Director of Resident Life, and it has offered performances by talented performers in the Church Auditorium located on The Island of Shell Point.

    “Reiko is a very talented performer, and we have had her visit Shell Point on many occasions,” says Boren.  “We are very happy to have her offer the final performance of our inaugural Summer Music Series, and look forward to having her again in the future.  She is definitely popular with our residents, and the outside community.”

Reiko is a native of Tokyo, Japan and attended the prestigious Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music, where she received her bachelor’s degree in violin performance.  Following her graduation, Reiko came to the United States and continued her training at the celebrated University Jacobs School of Music, where she studied under world renowned Italian violinist Franco Gulli.

In 1982 Reiko moved to Ft. Myers to begin her career as the Concert Master of the Southwest Florida Symphony.  Reiko has served as concert master for 6 orchestras and became one of the most prominent freelance violinists in the country.  Reiko and friends will present a concert of both classical and popular pop favorites.

Tickets for the final concert are $15.  To purchase tickets, or receive additional information about this concert, or future concert series, please call (239) 454-2067.

Shell Point Retirement Community is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road, two miles before the Sanibel causeway. Shell Point has received national accreditation from CARF-CCAC, and is a nationally recognized leader in the retirement industry.  The community offers retirement living in a resort-style environment with an 18-hole championship golf course, deep water boating access, and recreational and fitness facilities.  To learn more about Shell Point, visit us at or call 1-800-780-1131.

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