Fiona’s Story | #TeachTheWorldToListen

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At Upward Mobility, we have provided our students with the incredible iMuse Suite. The iMuse Suite is a collection of integrated technologies that work together to create a space of light, movement, sound and colour. There are microphones around the room to pick up voices and sounds, and a projector that displays a range of sound-reactive visuals. Embedded in the … Read More

Guest Blog by Darren Johnson | An afternoon spent with Dame Evelyn Glennie

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On the 14th of April 2019, Evelyn travelled down to Eastbourne College Theatre for an In Conversation. The below was kindly written by Darren Johnson: “Last Sunday I was privileged to host an afternoon of music and chat with Dame Evelyn Glennie in Eastbourne’s College Theatre. Beginning to lose her hearing at eight and deaf since the age of twelve … Read More

Roxy’s Story | #TeachTheWorldToListen

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Roxy wrote a wonderful piece about Evelyn and we could not resist to share the story with you! “Beethoven started hearing buzzing noises when he was around 26 years old. Just four years later, when he was 31, he’d lost 60% of his hearing, and at 46 he was completely deaf. In his frustration, he sawed off the legs of … Read More

Darcey’s Story | #TeachTheWorldToListen

A few days ago, we had an incredibly touching story emailed into us about a little girl called Darcey. We are fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to share her story on our blog: “I am writing to tell you about my little daughter Darcey, and how introducing her to Evelyn has shaped her life. When Darcey was 3 … Read More

Guest blog by Laurentia Tan, Para-Equestrian Medallist

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When Audiovisibility mentioned that we were going to work with Evelyn Glennie, I was excited.  It is a HUGE honour and privilege to be asked to write this blog.  I remember Evelyn Glennie when she performed at my school in the 1990s and I was enthralled watching her!   In year 10, I even stayed in a dormitory named “Evelyn … Read More