Kirby presents Mainstreet Souvenirs for Washington Concert Association

WASHINGTON, Iowa ? Scott Kirby will present his Mainstreet Souvenirs program at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Washington Community Theater in Washington, Iowa.

The performance is part of the Washington Concert Association 2017-18 concert series.

The music in the first half of the program will span about 150 years of American pop, jazz and folk music, including tunes by Scott Joplin, Stephen Foster, John Philip Sousa and many others continuing up to the present time.

The second half of the program will feature Kirby?s original compositions for piano, his original paintings, and photos from long ago, all joined together as he plays the piano and talks about the history of the American Great Plains.

The visual ?projected? dimension of the program accompanies both the narrative and the music throughout the second half. Kirby talks about small-town American life and times and his comments will bring back wonderful memories.

Kirby was first a musician and pianist, but his artistic passion grew to include visual art, and he has completed 75 paintings and 28 piano compositions. He now lives in Boulder, Colorado, and divides his time between composing, painting, performing and teaching.

High school students and under are admitted free.

For further information, call 319-461-6402 or email