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

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Awarding BodyAwardYear Received
The Musicians' CompanyJulian Bream Award2024
University of St AndrewsHonorary Degree of Doctor of Music2023
Fair Saturday FoundationFair Saturday Awards - Laureate2023
Léonie Sonnings MusikfondLéonie Sonning Music Prize2023
City LitAward of City Lit Fellowship2020
Vancouver Symphony OrchestraVSO Symphony Hero2019
17, Instituto De Estudios Criticos, Mexico City, Mexico Doctora Honoris Causa2018
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow, UK Doctorate of Music (honoris causa)2017
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth IICompanion of Honour for Services to Music2016
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
International Music CouncilIMC Five Music Rights Champion2016
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
Radar People of the Year Awards 2009'Doing it Differently' Award2009
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
The British Academy of Composers & SongwritersGold Badge of Merit2007
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
48th Annual GRAMMY AwardsNOMINATION: Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (with Orchestra) (Awarded for Daugherty 'UFO')2005
The Dominant Music ClubHonorary Membership2005
The American Orff-Schulwerk Association (AOSA)Advocate2005
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
University of WalesHonorary Degree of Doctor of Music in absentia (in recognition of her distinction as a musician)2003
Occidental College, Los Angeles, USA Hume Fellowship of the Performing Arts 2003
Modern Drummer MagazineClassical/Mallet 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
ISPA - International Society for the Performing ArtsDistinguished Artist Award2002
44th Annual GRAMMY AwardsSoloist on Best Classical Crossover Album2002
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
The Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation [RADAR]The Lunn Poly Radar People of the Year Award1999
University of Salford, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Letters)1999
PAS - Percussive Arts SocietyAward of Appreciation1999
DRUM! MagazineDrummies: Percussionist of the Year1998
Queens University of Belfast, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Music)1998
University of Essex, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of the University)1998
Rhythm MagazineBest Studio Percussionist1998
Rhythm MagazineBest Live Percussionist1998
University of Durham, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of the University)1998
41st Annual GRAMMY AwardsNOMINATION: Best Classical Crossover Album (Awarded for - Evelyn Glennie Meets The Black Dyke Band)1998
University of Roehampton,(Federal University of Surrey), UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of the University)1997
Alexander Graham Bell AssociationOutstanding Individual Award1997
University of LeicesterHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Music)1997
40th Annual GRAMMY AwardsNOMINATION: Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (with Orchestra) (Awarded for 'Schwantner')1997
The British Academy of Film and TelevisionBAFTA nomination: Original TV music 'Trial and Retribution'1997
The Reynolds SocietyAchievement Award1996
The Rotary FoundationPaul Harris Fellowship1996
University of Dundee, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Laws)1996
Rhythm MagazineBest Live Percussionist – Readers Poll1996
Rhythm MagazineBest Studio Percussionist – Readers Poll1996
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
Saltire SocietyHonorary Membership in recognition of an outstanding contribution to Scotland's Culture1994
Southwell MinsterSouthwell 2000: recognition award1994
University of Warwick, UKHonorary Doctorate (Doctor of Letters)1993
Young Deaf AchieversSpecial Award for Outstanding Achievement1993
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth IIThe Most Excellent Order of the British Empire1993
Gulliver Award for the Performing ArtsGulliver Award for the Performing Arts1993
The International Classical Music AwardsPersonality of the Year1993
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
Grampian Fire BrigadeHonorary Member of Grampian Fire Brigade1991
Scottish Sunday MailGreat Scots Award for Entertainment and the Arts1991
Scotsman NewspaperScotswoman of the Decade1990
Grampian Initiative at AberdeenGrampian Ambassador1990
Sri Chinmoy: The Peace Meditation at the United NationsInspiration and Dedication Award1990
Thames TelevisionThis is your Life1990
Junior Chamber InternationalOutstanding Young Persons of the World1989
31st Annual GRAMMY AwardsBest Chamber Music Performance (Awarded for Bartók Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion)1988
1988 International Allmusic AwardsYoung Professional Musician of the Year1988
Royal Academy of Music, UKAssociateship1987
Rotary ClubLeonardo da Vinci Prize1987
The Dorothy Parkinson Memorial Award Award for Young British Musicians1986
Munster TrustScholarship1986
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 Perucssion1985
Royal Academy of Music, UKLicentiateship - Timpani and Percussion1985
Royal Academy of Music UKLicentiateship - Pianoforte1985
Hilda Deane Anderson PrizeHilda Deane Anderson Prize for Orchestral Playing1985
Shell/London Symphony Orchestra ScholarshipGold Medal1984
Hugh Fitz Prize for PercussionHugh Fitz Prize for Percussion1984
BBC Radio ScotlandScot of the Year1982
Ellon AcademySlater Award1982