Tim Linhart’s Ice Music

20/01/2023


Tim Linhart is an ice sculpting artist and the originator of “Ice Music”. Over his 38 years of working with ice and snow as molding materials, he is most renowned for creating fully functioning ice instruments, ranging from violins and cellos to guitars and drums to a pipe organ. His road to success has been littered by, as is the case with so many innovators, failures. The instruments’ fragility in rising temperatures is the biggest issue. But he has designed the environment in which the beautiful, almost-ghostly instruments can be used for public concerts. It’s how he “gives life” to the ice. He joined us at ideacity in 2018 to explain how his ice artistry evolved


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