Guest Blog: What is Art?

Due to a truly hectic schedule, I’ve not had chance to update my blog. And, believe me, there’s been so much that I’ve been wanting to share! This will be a collaborative blog post connected to a very interesting project that I’m very fortunate to be involved with. Written by Rebecca Boyle Suh, Executive Chairman for Artis, this is the … Read More

Vincent Ho: ‘The Shaman’ | Review: Staff Blogs at post-gazette.com

Dame Evelyn’s tour-de-force performance rounded out the concert. She had a massive percussion set-up that included cymbals, vibraphone, marimba, bass drum, several side drums, bongos, bowls and other instruments. The piece, inspired by shamanism, again harkens by to indigenous traditions of Canada, and it has moments that are both rocking/mesmerizing and downright gorgeous. A few moments stick out in my memory: beautiful vibraphone and Bach-like marimba … Read More

Reblogging a Blog

This week I am cheating! I am reblogging a blog! Well not quite, I did provide some of the raw data for the following blog on behalf of Audio Network Australia. Jess Ossington transformed my responses to her questions into a very readable article and I wanted to share some of their article with you. Real Instruments, Real Stories What if I … Read More

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PR & Marketing Co-Ordinator job vacancy

Applications are invited for: JOB TITLE: PR & Marketing Co-Ordinator Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire Full-time/Permanent: £18,720 Salaried including statutory annual holiday + Public holiday entitlement pro-rata depending on agreed working hours. Statutory sickness and maternity/paternity if applicable. HOURS: Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:00 (40 hours) including paid ½ hour lunch break JOB PURPOSE : To offer and advise on achieving a proactive PR and Marketing … Read More

A garden for everyone

Together We Can, a sonic garden designed by Peter Eustance, with sound design by music students from Brunel University, performances by Evelyn Glennie, and in partnership with Papworth Trust, has made Chelsea Flower Show history with its unique acoustic approach and won a ‘Silver Gilt’ award at this year’s show. Aimed at promoting the charity’s inclusive vision for disability, the … Read More

Behind the scenes at the Resonance launch

Following up on the Resonance jewellery launch that took place at the bookshop Ler Devagar in Lisbon, we wanted to share this informal blog with a collection of images that will give you a glimpse on how well it went. Hope you like it! I fell in love with these mannequins as soon as I laid eyes on them. Do ... Read More

Going back to the BBC Proms

It had been a while since my last appearance at the Proms (eight years, to be more precise) so you can imagine my excitement when I was invited back, especially in the year I celebrate my 50th birthday. As it turned out, the day of the performance marked the 120th birthday of the Proms too - a complete coincidence, but a great honour nonetheless. As soon ... Read More

Behind the Scenes at the Polar Music Prize

Wow… what a whirlwind! Two jam-packed days dedicated to music, a journey that I’m ecstatic to have shared with my mum, Isobel, and my first childhood percussion teacher, Ron Forbes. Here’s a sneaky glimpse at what was happening behind the scenes, including some official photos and some candid snaps courtesy of my team. I hope you enjoy them! With mum ... Read More

Limited Edition 2015 Calendar now Half Price

Now that 2015 is officially here we’ve drastically reduced the price of Evelyn Glennie’s limited edition calendar. It can now be yours for half the original price! Last November Evelyn announced the first of many projects that will mark 2015 as a special celebration year. Leading the festivities, was the Evelyn’s exclusive Calendar features selections from her vast instrument collection, beautifully rendered in specially commissioned photographs. Having … Read More

Website Relaunched with an Exciting New Look!

Among the many events lined up for 2015, the year Evelyn Glennie celebrates her 50th birthday, is the launch of her revamped website. The new and improved evelyn.co.uk is more comprehensive than its predecessor, compiling everything there is to know about Evelyn’s past, present and future. Evelyn’s shop is now easier to navigate, her discography more comprehensive, biographical and contact details are easier to find … Read More