Awards


 


Below is a sortable and searchable list of the awards, nominations and qualifications Evelyn has received.

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Awarding BodyAwardYear Received
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow, UK Doctorate of Music (honoris causa)2017
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth IICompanion of Honour2016
Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun Award, ScotlandOutstanding Contribution to Arts and Humanities2016
Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland Doctor of Music 2016
Homerton College, University of Cambridge, UKHonorary Fellow2016
The University Philosophical Society, Trinity College, Dublin, IrelandGold Medal of Honorary Patronage2015
Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS)Honorary Membership2015
Polar Music PrizePolar Music Prize2015
Moravian College, PA, USAHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Music)2015
PercuactionLifetime Achievement Award2014
56th Annual GRAMMY AwardsBest Classical Instrumental Solo (Awarded for Corigliano 'Conjuror')2013
Mayor of Naples, ItalyComune di Napoli Medal2012
University of Cambridge, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Music)2010
Napier University, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Music)2009
DRUM! MagazineDrummies: Orchestral Percussionist2009
Queen Margaret University, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of the University)2008
Percussive Arts Society (PAS)Inducted into Hall of Fame2008
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth IIDame Commander of the British Empire2007
Open University, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of the University)2006
Binghamton University, NY, USAHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Music)2006
SabianLifetime Achievement Award2006
Incorporated Society of MusiciansDistinguished Musician Award2006
DRUM! MagazineDrummies: Best Orchestral Percussionist2005
Tartan Clef AwardsScotland with Style Classical Award2005
Williams College, MA, USAHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Music)2005
47th Annual GRAMMY AwardsNOMINATION: Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (with Orchestra) (Awarded for Daugherty 'UFO')2005
International Documentary and Animation Film FestivalGolden Pigeon2004
Locarno International Film FestivalCritic's Prize (Awarded to 'Touch the Sound')2004
Edinburgh University, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor Honoris Causa)2004
Rhythm MagazineBest Live Percussionist2004
Rhythm MagazineBest Studio Percussionist2004
University of Dublin, IrelandHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Music)2004
BAFTA ScotlandBest Documentary (Awarded to 'Touch the Sound')2004
Musical AmericaInstrumentalist of the Year2003
Tucker Maxon School, USAMark Hatfield Leadership Award for Outstanding Services to Deaf Children2003
Rhythm MagazineBest Live Percussionist2003
Rhythm MagazineBest Studio Percussionist2003
Classic FMRed Award for Outstanding Contribution to Classical Music2002
Rhythm MagazineBest Live Percussionist2002
Rhythm MagazineBest Studio Percussionist2002
Heriot-Watt University, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of the University)2002
Walpole British LuxuryWalpole Medal of Excellence2002
Modern Drummer MagazineReaders' Poll best Classical/Mallet Percussionist2002
44th Annual GRAMMY AwardsBest Classical Crossover Album (Collaborated on winning album – Awarded for Béla Fleck 'Perpetual Motion')2001
Guild of Musicians and SingersHonorary Fellowship2001
Royal Northern College of Music, UKFellowship2000
University of Southampton, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Music)2000
University of Exeter, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Music)2000
Rhythm MagazineBest Live Percussionist2000
Rhythm MagazineBest Studio Percussionist2000
North and Midlands School of Music, UKHonorary Fellowship1999
Lunn PolyThe Lunn Poly Radar People of the Year Award1999
University of Salford, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Letters)1999
DRUM! MagazineDrummies: Percussionist of the Year1998
Queens University, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Music)1998
University of Essex, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of the University)1998
Rhythm MagazineBest Studio Percussionist1998
University of Durham, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of the University)1998
University of Roehampton, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of the University)1997
Alexander Graham Bell AssociationOutstanding Individual Award1997
The Reynolds SocietyAchievement Award1996
The Rotary FoundationPaul Harris Fellowship1996
University of Dundee, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Laws)1996
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, UKHonorary Fellowship1995
Loughborough University, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Letters)1995
Bristol University, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Music)1995
University of Portsmouth, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Music)1995
CosmopolitanCosmopolitan Achievement Award1994
University of Warwick, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Letters)1993
Young Deaf AchieversSpecial Award1993
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth IIOfficer of the British Empire1993
Gulliver Award for the Performing ArtsGulliver Award for the Performing Arts1993
Royal Academy of Music, UKFellowship1992
Modern Drummer MagazineReaders' Poll best Classical Percussionist1991
Royal Philharmonic SocietyCharles Heidsieck Soloist of the Year Award1991
University of Aberdeen, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Music)1991
Royal College of Music, UKFellowship1991
Scotswoman of the DecadeScotswoman of the Decade1990
Junior Chamber InternationalPersonal Improvement and Accomplishment1989
31st Annual GRAMMY AwardsBest Chamber Music Performance (Awarded for Bartók Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion)1988
All MusicYoung Professional Musician of the Year1988
Royal Academy of Music, UKAssociateship1987
Rotary ClubLeonardo da Vinci Prize1987
Royal Academy of Music, UKQueen's Commendation for All-Round Excellence1985
Royal Academy of Music, UKGraduate of the Royal Schools of Music (Hons)1985
Royal Academy of Music, UKJames Blades Prize for Timpani and Perucssion1984
Royal Academy of Music, UKLicentiateship1984
Shell/London Symphony Orchestra ScholarshipGold Medal1984
Hugh Fitz Prize for PercussionHugh Fitz Prize for Percussion1983
Hilda Deane Anderson PrizeHilda Deane Anderson Prize for Orchestral Playing1983
Scot of the YearScot of the Year1982