FORT MYERS, Fla. ( January 14 , 2014)
Shell Point Retirement Community continues its 2013-2014 Concerts & Conversations Series with Bassoonist Shelley Monroe Huang on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m.
Praised by the New York Times for “playing with superb agility and accuracy and with a full-bodied, chocolatey sound,” bassoonist Huang performs regularly as a soloist and chamber musician across the United States. She earned degrees from Eastman and Yale schools of music and is finishing her doctorate at SUNY Stony Brook. As a concert bassoonist and contrabassoonist, she has performed with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and the Charlotte, Albany, New Haven, and Delaware symphony orchestras and has also performed as soloist with the Eastman Philharmonia, New Music New Haven, and the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra. An avid contemporary musician, Huang has been awarded fellowships at music festivals such as Tanglewood and Aspen.
The Concerts & Conversations Series offers classical music lovers an opportunity to experience concerts in an intimate setting and enjoy a dessert reception with the musicians following the performance. Tickets are available for $25 each. Concerts begin at 7 p.m. in The Grand Cypress Room of The Woodlands at Shell Point. Visit www.shellpoint.org/concerts or call the box office at (239) 454-2067.
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 is a nationally recognized leader in the retirement industry. The community offers retirement living in a resort-style environment with a newly renovated 18-hole championship golf course that is open to the public, deep water boating access with free boat dockage, and recreational and fitness facilities. To learn more about Shell Point, visit us at www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.