Community Foundation Artist-in-Residence Program

Announcing the 2018 Reserve at Lake Keowee’s Artist in Residence

The Reserve’s Community Foundation welcomes John Patti for the 2018 Artist In Residence program during the week of April 24-27th.   From Singapore to Key West, Manhattan to the Caribbean, crowds of all ages and nationalities have seen John Patti bring the steel pan to the forefront of musical entertainment. Whether in a solo performance or collaboration with bands, John’s intriguing stories and skillful performance leaves long lasting and memorable impressions with any audience.  Throughout his career, John has had the privilege to collaborate, record and share stages with artists such as steel drum masters Robert Greenidge, Ray Holman and Andy Narell, guitar innovator and legend Les Paul, country star Jerry Jeff Walker, Grammy nominated singer Nadirah Shakoor, Michael Utley and CMA finalist for “Instrumentalist of the Year” Doyle Grisham.  During John’s residency here he will hold a variety of workshops.  On Tuesday, April 24th from 1-3pm in Founders Hall, join us for a “Steel Drums History & Song” workshop.  His second workshop will be more hands on, also held in Founders Hall from 2-4pm on Thursday, April 26th. “Engine Room and The Reserve Steel Band” workshop will allow participants to play a variety of percussion instruments.  The final concert performance will be held Friday, April 27th from 7-9pm in Founders Hall.  For more information visit his website 

The Reserve at Lake Keowee Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for the 2019 residency. Applications will be accepted until November 1st, 2018.