Community Concert Association Dedicates 2023 Season to Memory of Frank Mann
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FORT MYERS, Fla. - Floridant -- The Fort Myers Community Concert Association will dedicate its 73rd season to the memory of the late Frank Mann, whose mother Barbara B. Mann founded the non-profit organization in 1949.  Frank Mann also was a life-long supporter of the Fort Myers Community Concert Association, which brings classical entertainment to Southwest Florida at affordable prices.

"Franklin loved the work his mother started so many years ago. He grew up in the arts, playing in his high school and university bands and singing in the church choir.  He had a true appreciation for classical artists," said his widow Mary Lee Mann, who assumed presidency of the concert association in 2011, shortly before Barbara B. Mann died at almost 101 years old.

Frank Mann also was well known for his role in local politics, having served in the Florida House of Representatives and as a Lee County Commissioner for many years.

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The announcement was made at the fall meeting of the Community Concert Association Board November 6 sponsored by FineMark National Bank & Trust Co.

Mary Lee Mann reported to the Board that series tickets are still available for this year's 73rd Concert Series that begins in January with five concerts:

●          New York Philharmonic String Quartet – January 8, 2023. .

●          The National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine – January 16, 2023.

●          A Celebration of Song – the Classics to Broadway – February 7, 2023.

●          The English Chamber Orchestra – March 9, 2023.

●          The Royal National Ballet Direct from the Republic of Georgia – Fire of Georgia – March 27, 2023
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All performances will be at the Barbara B. Mann Hall on the Florida SouthWestern State College campus in Fort Myers.  All five concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and are included in one ticket price, which ranges from $155 for orchestra seats to $85 for lower balcony seating and just $65 for upper balcony.  A few $165 prime orchestra seats and mezzanine seats are still available, Mann said.

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For season memberships for all five concerts, call Community Concerts at 239-693-4849.

Single tickets will go on sale December 1.

For tickets beginning December 1, call the Barbara B. Mann Hall box office at 239- 481-4849 or visit www.bbmannpah.com

For Community Concert Association information, visit www.fortmyerscommunityconcerts.org

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