Don Irwin


October 13, 2016 – Enjoy unforgettable music and support local programs to assist people living with, and caring for those with dementia. “An Evening to Remember”, Thursday, October 13 at 6:45 p.m., will feature the unique piano stylings of Mr. Don Irwin, an international recording star and official Steinway Artist.

Don Irwin continues to thrill music connoisseurs across the United States with his unique and innovative interpretation of classical, Broadway and standards, leaving audiences spellbound and overjoyed. While playing, the artist communicates the sentiments of his heart and soul, touching the spirit of the listener and causing them to experience an array of emotions. Few musicians are able to make such a connection.

This unique One Man Show and Mr. Irwin’s exciting, innovative, and inimitable musical expressions will forever change your view of piano music.  The concert will be preceded by a performance by the “Giving Voice Chorus of Kerr County,” made up of individuals with dementia, their caregivers, and interested volunteers.

About the Beneficiary
Since 2013, Dementia Care Advocates has been a collaboration of organizations and individuals under the Dietert Center’s umbrella. United by the profound experience of having beloved family members stricken with this life-robbing disease, the members of Dementia Care Advocates strive to bring support, education and hope to others in the Hill Country who have been touched by this devastating disease.

Dementia Care Advocates is comprised of representatives from Peggy Pilkenton Memory Care, the Dietert Center, the Joan Iman Family, Kerrville First United Methodist Church, Peterson Hospice and Peterson Regional Medical Center. This group has successfully conducted a community needs assessment and organized several workshops and seminars. However, in order to expand the services needed, it’s time to create a full-time position at the Dietert Center for the Dementia Care Advocates.

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