Shell Point Presents Southwest Florida Symphony in Two Concerts

FORT MYERS, Fla. (February 4, 2008) – The Southwest Florida Symphony will    perform the first of two concerts to be help at Shell Point Retirement community in the new Southwest Florida Symphony Concert Series according to Dawn Boren, director of resort services.

How Sweet the Sound will be performed on Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. and the cost is $18.  Southwest Florida Symphony performs with the chorus, children’s chorus and acclaimed guest composer/pianist William Dawson and organist Michael Helman.  Favorite hymns, folk songs and rousing spirituals illuminate the richness of the great American musical experience.

“This concert series is a new opportunity at Shell Point and we are pleased to be hosting the Symphony,” said Boren.  Tickets are currently on sale for $18, or you can purchase the series of both concerts for $35 for a savings of $8.  To purchase tickets or receive additional information about the concert series, please call (239) 454-2067 for payment information on individual or group packages.

The second concert in this series will be Vive Le France on Monday, March 10, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. for a cost of $25.  The Symphony Chamber Chorus and guests present a musical celebration of early 20th century France featuring Faure’s Requiem – one of the most spiritually uplifting and beautiful requiems ever composed.

The concerts will be held in The Village Church auditorium on the Island at Shell Point.  Shell Point Retirement Community is a continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road, just two miles before the Sanibel causeway.  Shell Point is a nationally recognized leader in the retirement industry.

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