Artist Minute – Patrick Rice, Classical Guitarist

June 22, 2020

The Who’s on the Move, UpstateBizSC, Artist Minute is a quick, two-minute interview in support of the undeniable impact that the arts and local artists have on our communities. One of the main drivers of a strong local economy as well as attracting talent to a region is the critical role the arts has in our community. Please enjoy watching, listening and supporting our artists in this series. We welcome you to share these videos with your business contacts and friends through social media.


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Patrick Rice, Classical Guitarist

Patrick Rice is currently studying music at Furman University. He grew up in a musical family that played bluegrass music and his first musical instrument was the banjo. The finger picking style of the banjo led him to a fascination with professional finger style guitar players who could incorporate melody, bass and rhythm into their playing. He shifted his focus to the classical guitar.

“My intention as an artist is not to be a guitarist, but to be a musician.”

In late June 2020, Patrick will be releasing a bluegrass songs EP with four original songs.

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