Listen: an empowering children’s book

Listen: How Evelyn Glennie, a Deaf Girl, Changed Percussion - book cover

It was such a pleasure to collaborate with the wonderful children’s author Shannon Stocker and the superb illustrator Devon Holzwarth on Listen, a gorgeous and empowering children’s picture book biography about my early life.

Wash – Single out now!

Less is definitely more in this newly released single, Wash, co-written with Keeley Forsyth, Ross Downes and myself. The Sabian spiral bowed cymbal creates the backdrop for Keeley’s haunting voice. ‘Wash’ is taken from Keeley’s forthcoming LP release, Limbs, released 22nd February 2022 and available on pre-order now. #Sabiancymbals #songwriters #percussion #KeeleyForsyth #RossDownes #TeachTheWorldToListen

BBC’s Bring The Noise Campaign

BBC's Bring The Noise Campaign. Evelyn Glennie features in one episode.

The BBC have launched their Bring The Noise Campaign, set to help primary school teachers and parents inspire young children to become musicians and see the joys of Music-Making. Musicians and artists from all over the world, including Evelyn, will come together for the BBC Education campaign. These short films are set to help start children on their first steps … Read More

Evelyn on Cbeebies YolanDa’s Band Jam

Evelyn Glennie performing for BBC Bring The Noise Campaign

In July Evelyn began filming for the second series of YolanDa’s Band Jam, where she will feature as a guest on the show! More information soon to follow…

Love Is Listening: Dementia Without Loneliness Release

Evelyn alongside a dementia patient, using instruments to develop communication

Evelyn features in the new documentary “Love Is Listening: Dementia Without Loneliness” by Memory Bridge, which is now available on Amazon Prime as of the 26th of June 2019. Memory Bridge is a non-profit foundation which was founded in 2004, aiming to end the emotional isolation of people with dementia. The documentary strives to raise public awareness that genuine and … Read More

The Release of Evelyn’s Musicality Podcast.

Photograph of Evelyn Glennie playing percussion

Photo by © Jim Callaghan. On the 26th of February 2019 Evelyn released a musicality podcast called How to Truly Listen. The recordings were with Musicality Podcast producer, Adam Liette. In this podcast, Evelyn talks about three main topics with the focus around listening. Evelyn examines how both sound and music can transform both our lives and the lives of … Read More

Music for Dressage with Audiovisability & Laurentia Tan.

Audiovisibility Project

Making music for Dressage isn’t an obvious commission for a musician/composer. However.. …a breath-taking new project sees Evelyn collaborating with multi-medal winning para-equestrian Laurentia Tan, Audiovisability, and dressage composer Tom Hunt, to do just that! Creation began in December 2018 for an Arts Council England funded project spearheaded by Ruth Montgomery of Music and Visual Arts venture Audiovisability and will … Read More

Announcing a new documentary – ‘Love is Listening – Dementia without Loneliness’

Evelyn and Michael Verde from Memory Bridge

‘Love is Listening’ Evelyn is proud to announce the screening of a new documentary about Dementia: ‘Love is Listening – Dementia without Loneliness’ on December 5th at St Christopher’s Hospice, London. The film is the product of a long-term collaboration between Evelyn and The Foundation for Alzheimer’s and Cultural Memory (Memory Bridge) and the charity’s founder, Michael Verde. Love is … Read More

RSC Troilus & Cressida Music and Speeches CD release!

Evelyn Glennie and Royal Shakespeare Company Troilus and Cressida Theatre

‘I have made a sound-world resounding with the rhythm of battle!’ Evelyn is happy to announce the release of the CD recording of her score for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Troilus and Cressida, directed by Gregory Doran. This was made at the Varda Studio for the RSC’s own label. The recording also includes selected speeches from the play and music … Read More