FORT MYERS, Fla. (November 6, 2017) – Shell Point Retirement Community’s 2017-2018 Concert Series welcomes Southwest Florida Symphony to the stage for a Holiday Pops concert performance, “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at the Village Church on The Island at Shell Point. The event is open to the public, with tickets available for purchase online at www.shellpoint.org/concerts or by phone at 239-454-2067.
“A Charlie Brown Christmas” will reprise songs from the 1965 classic animated special, “Peanuts,” as well as other traditional Christmas tunes. Pianist Jim Martinez and his quartet will join the Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra in paying tribute to the famous songs written or arranged by Vince Guaraldi.
Dr. Trent Brown, director of choral studies at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), and the talented young voices of the FGCU Chamber Choir, will also join the orchestra for the seasonal celebration. Attendees will enjoy Christmas favorites such as “O Tannenbaum,” “White Christmas,” “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town,” “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “What Child Is This,” “Joy to the World” and many more.
About Shell Point Retirement Community
Shell Point Retirement Community, founded in 1968, is a nonprofit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers, Florida. Shell Point offers independent retirement living, assisted living, and skilled nursing care for its 2,400 residents in an active, resort-style environment. Lifestyle amenities include deep-water boating access, six public restaurants, a championship 18-hole golf course, and many other recreational and educational activities. Learn more at www.shellpoint.org or 1-800-780-1131.