This event will be BSL-interpreted.

Dame Evelyn Glennie is one of the world’s leading percussionists – and she also happens to be profoundly deaf.

A world leader on creative learning, she changed the way music is taught in the UK, after she was finally accepted to the Royal Academy of Music because she challenged an initial decision to reject her application due to her hearing impairment.

In this special one-off event, she will be sharing the remarkable story of her educational and creative journey and her mission to teach the world to listen in different ways. She will of course be bringing her marimba to play too. Performing worldwide with the greatest orchestras, conductors and artists, Evelyn’s solo recordings are as diverse as her career on-stage.

A double Grammy award-winner and BAFTA nominee, Evelyn is a composer for film, television and music library companies. Evelyn was awarded an OBE in 1993 and now has nearly 100 international awards to date, including the Polar Music Prize and the Companion of Honour.

 

Dame Evelyn Glennie is a keynote speaker and performer for the Educating Creatively conference.
Entrance free to Educating Creatively Conference pass holders.
Find out more about the Educating Creatively Conference here.

Certificate:

16+

Duration

Approx 60 mins

Educating Creatively Conference
Storyhouse

Educating Creatively is a brand new creative conference for education, cultural and creative professionals, teachers, artists and practitioners.