The Festival Of Keyboards To Perform At The Shell Point Village Church

FORT MYERS, Fla. (January 16, 2009) — The Village Church at Shell Point Retirement Community welcomes Stephen Nielson, Ovid Young, Jeff Bennett, & Gerald Anderson, who will perform the Festival of Keyboards as part of the 2008/2009 Season of Praise Concert Series at. This performance will be held in the Village Church Auditorium on Sunday February 1 at 6:15pm.

A Festival of Keyboards brings together four of today’s most gifted pianists, writers, and arrangers who will perform sacred, classical, and popular favorites in solo, duet, and of course the thrilling quartet formation.

“The performance, Festival of Keyboards, promises to be very exciting and riveting as four talented pianists combine their expertise and experience to portray an unforgettable musical event,” says Randy Woods, minister of worship and music for The Village Church. “Tickets for this concert have been very popular.”

Tickets are currently on sale and cost $10 each. To purchase tickets or receive additional information about the concert series, please visit or call (239) 454-2147.

The 2008/2009 Season of Praise Concert Series has four more concerts remaining in the series after the Festival of Keyboards. The upcoming concerts include:

  • God and Country Celebration with the Village Church Choir and special guest artist Bob Ralston, Organist – Sunday, February 15, 2009 at 6:15pm and Monday, February 16, 2009 at 7:15pm
  • Classic Symphonic Praise with The Wheaton College Symphony Orchestra – Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 7:15pm
  • Old Time Gospel Jazz with the Barbary Coast Dixieland Band – Sunday, March 29, 2009 at 6:15pm
  • Gabriel V Brass Ensemble – Sunday, April 12, 2009 at 6:15pm

The Village Church at Shell Point is a ministry of the Christian and Missionary Alliance and serves a congregation of more than 600. The Village Church is located near the entrance to the Island at Shell Point and seats 1,000 people. Shell Point Retirement Community is a continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road, two miles before the Sanibel causeway. Shell Point is a nationally recognized leader in the retirement industry.

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