Artist Minute – Shannon Hoover, Musician, Composer, Educator

July 1, 2021

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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Shannon Hoover, Musician, Composer, Educator

Shannon Hoover, from Greenville, plays electric and acoustic bass, piano, and brass. A graduate of Anderson University in 2004, Shannon has a B.A. in Double Bass Performance (minors in piano and education) and is currently a freelance performer, composer, private instructor, clinician, and music director / co-founder of The Greenville Jazz Collective.

Shannon has taught music for over 20 years to students of all ages and levels, including an adjunct position at the university level for 10 years.

Shannon plays many styles, focusing on jazz, classical, and world music. Learn more Shannon’s music at

The Greenville Jazz Collective is a non-profit dedicated to serving to serving Greenville, and beyond through education outreach and regular performances.