Trio of October Performances Rounds Out Fall Concert Series

 at Shell Point’s Tribby Arts Center

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 12, 2022) – Shell Point Retirement Community Fall Concert Series concludes with three October performances in Connie Brown Hall at the Tribby Arts Center.

             Isaac Fernández Hernández will perform “Colors in Rhythm” on Tuesday, October 4 at 7 p.m. Hernandez received his Master of Music degree from Boston University under the supervision of timpanist Tim Genis and completed his undergraduate studies at Oberlin Conservatory of Music. He was appointed as section percussionist of the Southwest Florida Symphony in 2014 and in 2015, he made his Carnegie Hall debut as principal timpanist of the International Youth Philharmonic Orchestra. He performs regularly with the Naples Philharmonic, Jacksonville Symphony, Sarasota Orchestra, Sarasota Opera, Orlando Philharmonic, The Florida Orchestra and Palm Beach Opera.

            On Tuesday, October 13 at 7 p.m., The Southwest Florida Symphony String Quartet brings another creative and educational TinyConcert to the Tribby Arts Center. This performance features a small ensemble, so the audience has an opportunity to become acquainted with individual musicians and the unique and beautiful sound they each contribute to the full orchestra.

The Ben Rosenblum Trio will perform Tuesday, October 18 at 7 p.m. Described as an impressive talent by “All About Jazz,” Ben Rosenblum is a New York City-based jazz pianist, accordionist and composer and a recent graduate of the joint program between Columbia University and The Juilliard School of Music. His work has garnered numerous awards, including the ASCAP Young Jazz Composers Award and two Downbeat Student Music Awards for composition and arrangement. He has performed at Carnegie Hall, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, the Allen Room at Lincoln Center, Ryles Jazz Club, Webster Hall, Symphony Space, and The Blue Note.

Tickets are $40 for each concert. Visit TribbyArtsCenter.com for tickets or call 239-415-5667 for more information.

The $25 million, 44,000-square-foot arts center opened in spring 2021 and is home to musical, educational and theatrically programming at Shell Point. The Tribby Arts Center includes the 400-seat Connie Brown Hall and three art galleries showcasing work from residents, as well as regional and national artists. Visitors to the Tribby Arts Center can relax in the Tribby Café, reflect in the outdoor sculpture garden, and find something special in Serendipity, the Tribby gift shop.

Shell Point’s unparalleled lifestyle offers a championship 18-hole golf course with an elegantly appointed clubhouse, free boat docks with deep-water access to the Gulf of Mexico, coastal-inspired restaurants and charming outdoor cafes, luxurious salon and spas, fitness centers, tennis and pickleball, and miles of scenic walking and bike trails.

About Shell Point

Shell Point Retirement Community is located along the Caloosahatchee River in Fort Myers, Florida, just two miles before Sanibel Island. A nationally recognized leader in the retirement industry, Shell Point is the largest single-site continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Florida and the second largest in the country with 2,500 residents and more than 1,200 employees. For further information, visit www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Shell Point Retirement Community: Kara Hado

239-454-8245; cell 239-310-1115; karahado@shellpoint.org

Isaac Hernandez
Southwest Florida Symphony String Quartet
Ben Rosenblum Trio