Watch as resident beluga whales at Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut enjoy an impromptu performance from violinist Big Lux.

According to staff, musical interactions are ‘great for the animals’. While the belugas were not able to comment, it’s clear the whales took some time out of their day to relish a private performance.

Big Lux is a hip hop violinist based in Rhode Island. He studied Suzuki method from a young age and is a social activist using music, lectures, and events to increase social justice awareness and foster meaningful dialogue.

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