SAINT AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA
Robert Burns and Victoria Van Arnam combine their passions for hammered dulcimers, eclectic music and education into a dynamic concert experience.
When: Thursday August 11, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Lightner Museum Historic Pool Area, 75 King Street, Saint Augustine, Florida
This concert is free and open to the public.
Dancing Hammers creates intricate compositions with deep harmony and drone. The blending of ancient instruments with modern sound is accessible, engaging, and entertaining. The Hammered Dulcimer, predecessor to the piano, is over 2,500 years old. It is known across the globe for its beautiful, unique, and ethereal sound.
Victoria Van Arnam has always loved the Hammered Dulcimer. She found her first dulcimer in 2009, became a full time musician shortly after, and never looked back. Robert Burns shares his life long passion and love for music by performing on the Hammer Dulcimer. Robert enjoys an international following and is a full time Musician, Composer and Music Educator.
America’s Parks exhibition of paintings celebrating the centennial of the National Parks system will be open for the public to view following the performance.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited and provided on a first come, first serve basis. Access into the performance is available through the Café Alcazar entrance located off Granada Street.
This event is sponsored by the Lightner Museum and by Mr. Burns and Ms. Van Arnam of Dancing Hammers. Donations are appreciated and will be accepted after the performance. The Lightner Museum is a non-profit cultural institution sustained by the generous support of individuals, businesses and sponsors.
CD’s will be available for purchase after the concert.
For more information call 904.824.2874.