Evelyn Elizabeth Ann GLENNIE

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1965-07-19
Education Ellon Acad Royal Acad of Music; further studies in Japan on Munster Tst Scholarship
Publications N/A
Recreations reading, walking, music, antiques, psychology
Clubs N/A
Style Dame Evelyn Glennie, DBE
Career solo musician (timpani and percussion); debut recital Wigmore Hall 1986, BBC Prom debut 1989; first ever solo percussion recital 1989, Last Night of the Proms 1994, other Proms appearances in 1992, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004 and 2007; concerts with numerous orchs worldwide as percussion soloist incl: LSO, Philharmonia, London Sinfonietta, Northern Sinfonia, Eng Chamber, RTE (Dublin), Ulster Orch, BBC Scottish Symphony, Finnish Radio Symphony, Trondheim Symphony (Norway), Los Angeles Philharmonic, NY Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony, Nat Symphony (Washington), St Louis Symphony, Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin; concert tours of: Europe, Australia, USA, S America, Japan, Middle East, NZ, Far East, UK; composer original music for TV, radio and films; numerous concerts and recitals as a percussion soloist and Great Highland bagpiper; guest appearances and presenter on TV and radio; appeared in Touch the Sound; recordings: Bartók Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion (with Sir Georg Solti and Murray Perahia 1987, Grammy awards 1989 and 2001), Rhythm Song (1989), Light in Darkness (1990), Last Night of the Proms 100th Season (1995), Dancin', Rebounds, Veni Veni Emmanuel, Wind in the Bamboo Grove, Drumming, Her Greatest Hits, The Music of Joseph Schwantner, Street Songs, Reflected in Brass, Shadow Behind the Iron Sun, UFO; several pieces composed for her by: John McLeod, Richard Rodney Bennett, Dominic Muldowney, James MacMillan, Geoffrey Burgon, Dave Heath, Thea Musgrave, Jonathan Harvey, Askell Masson, John Psathas, Mark Anthony Turnage; awarded: Gold Medal Shell LSO music scholarship 1984, Munster Tst scholarship 1986, Leonardo de Vinci Prize 1987, Charles Heidsieck Instrumentalist of the Year Award 1991; voted by Jr Chamber as one of ten outstanding young people in the world 1989, Scotswoman of the Decade for the 1980s; motivational speaker; Hon DMus: Univ of Aberdeen 1991, Univ of Portsmouth 1995, Univ of Bristol 1995, Loughborough Univ 1995, Univ of Southampton, Univ of Exeter; Hon DLitt Univ of Warwick 1993, Hon LLD Univ of Dundee 1996; FRCM 1991, FRAM 1992, FRSE 2005
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