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Brien Engel playing water glasses

Visual Art Exchange

7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

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Brien Engel is part of an exciting new community helping to revive and promote the enchanting art of glass music. His glass harp is comprised of goblets and snifters of various sizes, which he plays by carefully rubbing their rims with moistened fingers. With over 20 years of experience, his current instrument features 50 glasses, and is one of the largest in the world.

Whether played with simple melodies or complex and ethereal harmonies, glass music has an unmistakable sound. Brien’s extensive repertoire includes his own originals, popular songs, Jazz standards, and classical music, featuring historical compositions written for the glass armonica.

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