Shell Point Retirement Community’s 2018-2019 Fine and Performing Arts Series continues its Concerts & Conversations program with a performance by pianist Peter Fancovic at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 in the Grand Cypress Room at The Woodlands at Shell Point, 14441 Woodsong Lane in Fort Myers. Tickets for this event cost $30 and can be purchased online at www.shellpoint.org/concerts or by phone at 239-454-2067.
Born in Slovakia, Fancovic began his musical career at an early age as a soloist with the Conservatory’s Symphonic Orchestra and Bratislava Chamber Orchestra, winning first prize in the National Conservatory Competition. He received his master’s degree in piano performance at Manhattan School of Music in New York City.
In addition to his accomplishments as a classical pianist, Fancovic also has performed his own jazz transcriptions and renditions of early jazz piano music. He has been awarded prizes in the J.N. Hummel Piano Competition, held in Slovakia, as well as the Mariánské Lázně International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition and the Beethoven’s Hradec International Music Competition in the Czech Republic.
As part of Shell Point’s Concerts & Conversations program, guests can enjoy fellowship and a dessert reception with Fancovic following the concert.
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 for its 2,400 residents in an active, resort-style environment. Lifestyle amenities include deep-water boating access with free dockage, a championship 18-hole golf course, and other recreational and educational activities. To learn more, visit www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.