At this time Rick Foster concerts are not being scheduled. However, if you are interested in scheduling a concert at some time in the future, please send an email of inquiry with your contact information and we will attempt to contact you when we begin scheduling.
When a concert is scheduled, the information will be posted here. In the mean time, there are cuts of his previous concerts on the Precious Memories video(81 minutes).
For over two decades the solo guitar music of Rick Foster lifted hearts in churches across America. Rick's concerts primarily featured fingerstyle guitar arrangements of sacred music. While his daughters were growing up, they often joined him with vocals, flute, and piano. His music includes spirituals and gospel favorites, sacred classical works, timeless hymns and contemporary Christian music.
Comments of appreciation for Rick Foster's concerts
"Thanks so much for giving us a concert showing us how a guitar should really be played. Although we were full to overflowing, there was such a hush on the congregation that you could hear a pin drop. I have never heard a classical guitar played so beautifully before.
"The variety from Bach and hymns to children's songs and spirituals fed everyone.
"I especially appreciated the warmth and Christian fellowship you brought with a touch of humor and a deep spiritual commitment."
"We remember your concert with us as a time of sweet fellowship in the Lord. Teenagers and senior adults alike found your testimony and music style to be both gracious, and of the highest caliber.
"I think you have a rare and remarkable combination of classical guitar technique and gospel witness which is refreshing and exciting."
"We really enjoyed your visit to Hickory Hills Baptist Church. Your spirit and your musical gifts are so delightfully wedded. Rick, your playing was utterly astounding. We would love to have you and the family back at Hickory Hills at any opportunity."
"As a fellow classical guitarist, I know just enough to recognize your unique mastery of the instrument. But as a minister I appreciated the fact that you know the difference between a guitar performance and a worship service. Under your leadership, Sunday was a worship service in the very best sense of the word.
"It is evident that you are a man of deep personal faith, and this reality permeates every note of your music and message. We were greatly blessed!"
"The Parkside family wants to thank you for your recent concert. Your warmth and sensitivity to the Gospel of Jesus Christ as a classical guitarist was received with appreciation and joy. The calming presentation of your music, mixed with anecdotes from your personal life's experiences, also gave a distinctive testimony to the Lordship of Christ.
"We especially enjoyed your daughters' songs and the way in which their participation helped the children to be involved. Know of our church's continued prayers for your family and ministry."
"It was our privilege to enjoy the guitar artistry of Rick Foster during a major church event here at First Assembly. His talent is unquestionable, his presentation refreshing and his spirit cooperative and Christlike.
"I can recommend Rick as a Christian artist without reservation. He will be a welcome guest and a blessing to your congregation."
Santa Maria, CA
"We found Rick's ministry to be extremely effective and worthwhile. As a classically trained soloist and conductor, I observed Rick's musicianship to be nothing short of impeccable. At the same time, his music is by no means inaccessible to the untrained musician.
"Rick Foster's manner is professional and his commitment to Christ is evident in all he says and does. He has a profound peace in Christ and a servant's heart, and these attitudes are truly apparent as he performs. Our concert experience with Rick was one of quiet inspiration and Christian love, a welcome respite from the hectic world around us."
"By the time Rick started there was standing room only and the cable network was there filming. Rick was absolutely fabulous playing the lovely gospel tunes from his first album all the way to his most recent. His kids sang a Capella and his youngest recited a beautiful poem. He also retuned his guitar and played 'Close to Heaven' by Pepino D'Agostino, with an alternate tuning. It was marvelous. 'Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho' was top notch. He played one lovely song after another."
"I'd like to express to you my gratitude for your ministry in our church this past weekend. I know that the Spirit used you to minister to many in our congregation; I heard numerous positive comments (and no negative comments) regarding your ministry!
"Your gentle, peaceful, spiritually restful music quieted my troubled heart, and allowed peace to reign therein once again. I came away uplifted, as though a fresh breath of God had been blown into my spirit. I needed exactly what you all provided this weekend.
"Thank you for being obedient to the Spirit's moving, and for using the gifts He has given you for His glory. He is accomplishing His kingdom purposes through you, so be encouraged!"