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’ | North America 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

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

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

Dreamachine by Michael Daughterty CD | Reviews

A selection of reviews on Dreamachine by Michael Daughterty. The CD is now available to purchase here  Dreamachine by Michael Daughterty CD review by James Manheim| Read full review here  “…success may be due to the presence of Dame Evelyn Glennie in the 2014 percussion concerto Dreamachine; Glennie is not quite the presence on recordings that she was in her … Read More