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Five music series turn Collier County and Bonita Springs a summer music mecca with a more relaxed, but still high-power, vibe. Stars range from Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Terry Sylvester of The Hollies ("Bus Stop," "Carrie Anne," "The Air that I Breathe") to the international bronze medalist in the last International Chopin Competition, American Kate Liu. 

Southwest Florida has begun building on the heritage of its Naples Beach Hotel Summerjazz Series, the bedrock of summer entertainment, which announced its lineup last month. But even before that institution's first concert, the Naples Philharmonic blankets the city with what also has become an annual tradition: Its free spring chamber concerts.

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Right on its heels is the locally grown Grand Piano Series, bringing in virtuosi from around the country  for an intimate evening of their best music.

Over the last several years, both the Marco Island Center for the Arts and the Arts Center Bonita Springs also have bulked up summer music offerings. 

Naples Philharmonic Free Chamber Concerts

Every autumn and spring members of the Naples Philharmonic take small-group musical gems out to the community, both sharing and broadening their own musical knowledge. If you've never heard of Piotr Szewczyk, the Jacksonville-based composer who has written clever works like "Traffic Jam Alert for String Quartet" and "The Moon Goddess for Violin and Cello," you'll get a chance when a Philharmonic violin trio plays his "Conundrum II."

Concerts are free. However, all require ticket reservations online at artisnaples.org or at 239-597-1900.

7 p.m. May 24: Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road, Naples.
Goossens — Suite for Two Violins and Harp; Nielsen — Wind Quintet; Dvořák — String Quintet in G Major

2 p.m. May 28:  Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, 1225 Piper Blvd, Naples. Piotr Szewczyk — "Conundrum II"; Debussy — Petite Suite; String Quintet in G Major

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2 p.m. May 29: Moorings Park Bower Chapel, 120 Moorings Park Drive, Naples. Stamitz — Duet for Two Violins in D Major; Robert Davidson — Trio for Strings; Suite for Two Violins and Harp; "Wood Works" (Nordic folk songs)

7 p. m. May 29:  Trinity-by-the-Cove Episcopal Church: 553 Galleon Dribr, Naples.
"Conundrum II"; Trio for Strings: Janácek — String Quartet, “Kreutzer Sonata”; Eric Ewazen — Frostfire

2 p.m. May 30: Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave., Naples. Duet in D Major; Wind Quintet; Piazzolla — Five Tangos; Haydn — String Quartet, “Emperor”

5 p.m. May 30: South Regional Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway
Naples. String Quartet, “Kreutzer Sonata”; Debussy — Petite Suite; "Wood Works"

1 p.m. May 31: Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Drive
Naples. Gene Koshinski — "Song and Dance";  String Quartet, “Emperor”
Prokofiev — String Quartet No. 2

7 p.m. June 1: Artis—Naples, Hayes Hall Frank Foyer, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples. "Song and Dance"; "Frostfire"; "Five Tangos"; String Quartet No. 2

Grand Piano Series

Two years ago, Milana Strezeva, founder of the Grand Piano Series in Naples, dipped her toe into the waters of a summer series. It's been going swimmingly.

"I think this is the best way to really learn more about who our audience is who lives here full time. It's also a great way to get to know people, to go out and talk with them," she said. The audience isn't rushed, running from event to event, she explained. 

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That, however, doesn't include her own first concert of the summer series, Strezeva added. International Fyderyck Chopin Competition bronze medalist Kate Liu performs in Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church at 7:30 p.m. May 28, barely four hours after the Naples Philharmonic chamber concert scheduled at the church that afternoon ends. 

"Maybe it's a good chance for people to do a little shopping in the area and have dinner in between," she offered.

The summer series is also a time to bring in a little adventure, Strezeva said. Reed Tetzloff is offering a series of pieces by Alexander Scriabin, a controversial Russian composer of the late 19th century whose works were either scorned or adored. The audience here will get to choose. Hint: Those who adore them will have the late concert star Vladimir Horowitz in their corner.

All concerts are at 7:30 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, 1225 Piper Blvd., Naples. Tickets are $40 and are available at grandpianoseries.com

May 28 — Kate Liu: Bronze medalist and winner of the mazurka and "audience favorite" awards at the international Chopin competition. Beethoven  Piano Sonata No. 31 op. 110;  Four Ballades, op. 1, from Brahms, and Prokofiev's Piano Sonata No. 8

June 24 — Lang Lang Foundation Scholars: Two of a group personally selected by concert artist Lang Lang for performance and career development. Jeffrey Chin and Shuheng Zhang play Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 30, Scriabin's  Piano Sonata No. 2,  Haydn's Sonata in E Major, selections from Debussy's preludes and two Chopin works.

July 15 — Reed Tetzloff: Semi-finalist in the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, wowed Russian media, who compared him to Van Cliburn and dubbed him “lyric hero" of the competition. He plays Haydn's Sonata in E flat major, 
Chopin's Polonaise-Fantasy Opus 61 and six Scriabin works.

Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs

You may be 47 now, but, Brandy, you're still a fine girl.

The Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs knows that. It has ramped up  numbers and names in its summer concerts to include 1960s-'70s hitmakers like Elliot Lurie, composer of the No. 1 hit "Brandy," about a barmaid and her seafaring lover.

 Lurie, formerly of the band Looking Glass, is one of two headliners in a series that tilts heavily toward pop this summer.

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It closes its summer season with another star,  Terry Sylvester of The Hollies, a Rock And Roll Hall of Famer whose group has more hits that most of us can even name. Just for starters: "Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress)," "Stop, Stop, Stop," " "He Ain't Heavy (He's My Brother)." 

For maximum temptation to boogie, Asheville, North Carolina -based The Empire Strikes Brass is a band that brings a loaded bag of music, from blues vocals to funk to songbook standards. 

All concerts are at either the Moe Auditorium & Film Center or the Hinman Auditorium, adjacent to each other, on the performing arts campus at 10150 Bonita Beach Road
Bonita Springs (between Vermont and Iowa streets). 

Tickets for all concerts are available at artcenterbonita.org or by phone at 239-495-8989.

3 p.m. June 2 — Classical Jazz: A Musical Moments concert that links classical and jazz in the works of early 20th-century composers like Ravel. Gerhard Samide, flute, and Pat Bracy, piano, reveals some of the bent notes and radical rhythms influenced by jazz. $25

8 p.m. June 8 — Elliot Lurie of Looking Glass: Singer and songwriter best known for the hit “Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl)” and his time with Looking Glass, bringing his band. Lurie, versed in music's persuasive powers, also supervised music for films such as "Alien." $25 to $35 

8 p.m. June 22 — A Billy Joel Tribute: All About Soul performs renditions of Billy Joel songs, both popular and selected favorites. $20-$30

3 p.m. July 7 — Paul and Renata Rozmus: A "Musical Moments"  series concert featuring the multi-instrumental duo on a wide variety of genres. The  Polish natives graduated from the Katowice Conservatories of Music and play multiple instruments, sing and have forged their own arrangements of hits from the songs of Bonnie Raitt, Van Morrison and Aretha Franklin. $25

8 p.m. July 27 — Empire Strikes Brass: Everyone sings and plays in this rhythm & brass-happy band. May their force be with you. $20-$30.

8 p.m. Aug. 2 — The Alex Lopez Xpress Band:  Rock and blues and some surprise tunes from a band steeped in rock but mad about the blues. There are some tunes from their critically acclaimed disc "Slowdown" and much more. $20-$27

8 p.m. Sept. 6 — Steepwater Band: Straight-head rock 'n' roll from a heartland natives whose career began in Chicago. $20-$30.

8 p.m. Sept. 21 —Terry Sylvester of the Hollies: Winner of four Platinum, nine Gold, and six Silver discs and a Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame member with his fellow bandmates in the Hollies. $25-$35

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Marco Island Center for the Arts

Marco Island Center for the Arts has perfected music as the calming libation before dinner. But it offers other libations, too, at its 90-minute, 5:30 p.m. concerts. Its two shows are curated just for a summer crowd, with Southwest Florida favorite musicians this summer. 

All concerts are at the Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Drive
Marco Island. Tickets are at the website, Marcoislandart.org, or at 239-394-4221.

5:30 p.m. June 20 — Jeff Leigh:  Leigh is a versatile violinist who has been a fellow at both Tanglewood and the Aspen Music Festival. He's teacher for The Village School of Naples, a composer and songwriter and a music minister. He often plays in  the Naples Philharmonic and among the genres he performs are gypsy, jazz, standards and classical. $25-$30. 

5:30 July 17 — Denny Scott and the Mango Tones: Wear your Hawaiian shirt and bring a paper umbrella for those drinks. Scott, a longtime Naples pro who plays guitar and steel drums and sings — "Only if I have to," he adds — brings his band for an island vibe show. Count on reggae and  pineapple-coconut music's signature tune, "Yellow Bird," among others. $25-$30.

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