The Evelyn Glennie Podcast

The Evelyn Glennie Podcast

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to listen better, then you’ve found the right podcast! Dame Evelyn Glennie is the world’s first solo percussionist to sustain a full-time career despite being profoundly deaf since the age of 12, and she’s a better listener than those who can hear! Displayed in her TED Talk, Evelyn illustrates how listening involves much more than simply letting sound waves hit your eardrums. Each episode, Evelyn invites special guests to discuss their idea of listening and interpretation of sound. So let's get listening!... Show More

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February 19, 2020 43 min

When Bill Bailey pounced on me backstage a couple of months ago at a charity event for Great Ormond Street Hospital, telling me about his experiments with percussion instruments, I felt I had to get him on my podcast to find out more about him! I think he might have only stayed to chat to me because there was a promise of food and his tummy was rumbling so much, but I found out lots about how he prepares for his shows, his hilariou... Read more

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February 4, 2020 56 min

I’m so excited to be starting my new podcast and I can’t think of a more excitable guest than YolanDa Brown! I’ve worked with YolanDa several times and appeared on her vibrant children’s TV show – YolanDa’s Band Jam, but it’s great to be able to sit and chat with her about what music means to her, how babies react to it in the womb and how she came back to music from academia. She loves a Rubik’s cube, she loved our chocolate cake ... Read more

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January 17, 2020 32 sec

Welcome to The Evelyn Glennie Podcast. The podcast series where Evelyn chats to people from all walks of life!

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