Shell Point Retirement Community has announced the 2013 Shell Point Summer Concert Series. Kicking off on Tuesday, June 11 with The Naples Jazz Orchestra, the fourth annual series will also welcome The Sunshine Trio on Thursday, July 11 and The BUZZ, a Sweet Adeline Barbershop Quartet on Friday, August 9. Shell Point Summer Concerts start at 7:30 p.m. in The Village Church.
Tickets are available to the general public for all three concerts. Tickets are $35 for the series of three concerts or $15 for individual concerts. To purchase tickets or for more information, please visit www.shellpoint.org/concerts or call (239) 454-2067.
“Many residents live here year round, and we love being able to offer this concert series for everyone to enjoy,” said Dawn Boren, director of resident life. “Feedback from the first three years has been amazing, and we are looking forward to another wonderful season.”
The Naples Jazz Orchestra is a big band in the tradition of the legendary bands of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Buddy Rich, and the Tonight Show Band. They will perform the music of the greatest composers, arrangers and bands of jazz history at Shell Point on Tuesday, June 11. Comprised of some of the finest professional jazz musicians in Florida, the Orchestra was formed to provide the highest quality big band jazz experience available to audiences and musicians in Southwest Florida.
Enjoy an evening of light classical and popular favorites with the sounds of the Sunshine Trio on Thursday, July 11. Members include Kay Kemper, harp, Scott O’Donnell, viola, and Beth Larsen, flute. All three accomplished musicians perform with the Southwest Florida Symphony and the Palm Beach Opera Orchestra.
The BUZZ is a Sweet Adeline Supergroup coming to Shell Point on Friday, August 9. Already well-medaled individually before they got together, Nancy Cloeter, Debbie Cleveland, Karen Breidert and Jeannie Froelich have won several Sweet Adelines International Quartet championships as The Buzz. They have been delighting audiences and happily living their “Four parts, One Voice” motto ever since.
Shell Point Retirement Community is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road and McGregor Boulevard, 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 that is open to the public, deep water boating access, and recreational and fitness facilities. To learn more about Shell Point, visit www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.