Pine Shores’ Concert Series

Pine Shores sponsors an annual Concert Series which is free and open to the public October through March. A variety of genres is presented. Please click here to download this year’s brochure.  Interested in supporting this program?  Please call our Music Director Rick Holdsworth to find out how,, (941)922-1597, ext. 104.

2017-2018 Concert Series

Sunday, October 1, 2017, 5:00 p.m.
Wayne and Friends

Our own organist/accompanist Wayne Fisher will open the 2017-18 Concert Series by joining with five outstanding Sarasota musicians: Gary Reinstrom – French horn, Linda Bento-Rei – flute, Carlann Evans – violin, Cheeko Matsusaka – cello, and Michelle Nicolette – oboe. They will join together for a spirited concert of Solo’s, Duets, Trios and combined pieces
using eight instruments.

Sunday, November 19, 2017, 5:00 p.m.
The Bethune Cookman University Concert Chorale

Established in the 1950s and ‘60s as one of the nation’s premier Concert Choirs, they are known as “The Ambassadors of Good Will. The Chorale has traveled across the United States, Canada, The Bahamas, and other countries. Since 2013 the Chorale, led by Damon H. Dandridge, has continued its domestic travel and has performed abroad in Colombia, South America and Cuba. In December 2016, the Chorale performed at the White House and had an exclusive audience with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

Sunday, January 28, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
“Swingset” featuring Rebecca Zapen (vocals/violin), Jeremy Douglass (keys),
& Dave Hamar (drums)

Swingset is a classy, swinging, Nat Cole-inspired jazz ensemble based in Tampa Bay, performing songs from the Great American Songbook, Brazilian bossa nova, as well as jazz arrangements of select pop tunes.

Sunday, March 11, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
Pianist Joel Raney

Joel Raney started playing the piano sometime between learning to walk and learning to read. His taste for gospel music began in a rural Baptist church in Alabama, an influence that shows strongly in his work to this day. Since 1999 he has taken the church music scene by storm, with over 200 titles in print, primarily with Hope Publishing where he serves as Editor.