Evelyn Glennie’s net worth is estimated at $1 Million – $5 Million.
Evelyn Glennie was born on 19 July, 1965 in Aberdeenshire, is a Scottish percussionist. Find out about the life of this billionaire, including Evelyn Glennie’s net worth, age, family, dating life, salary, and assets.
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Evelyn Glennie’s net worth has been growing in 2020-2021.Evelyn Glennie is 56 years old and has a net worth of $1 Million – $5 Million.
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In 2018, Glennie worked withand the Royal Shakespeare Company on the music for a production of Troilus and Cressida.
She achieved a new kind of recognition in June 2016 when her name was the solution to an anagram clue in the Everyman Crossword in the UK’s Observer Sunday newspaper – “Percussionist playing line gently, even with time running out (6,7)”.
She also plays the Great Highland Bagpipes and has her own registered tartan known as “The Rhythms of Evelyn Glennie”. Glennie is in the process of producing her own range of jewellery and works as a motivational speaker. Evelyn also performed at the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games in London 2012, leading a thousand drummers in the opening piece of music, and then playing the Aluphone during the ceremony for lighting the Olympic cauldron.
In 2012, she collaborated with Underworld on the soundtrack to the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games and performed live in the stadium.
On 21 November 2007, the UK government announced an infusion of £332 million for music education. This resulted from successful lobbying spearheaded by Glennie, Sir, , and , who also (in 2002–03) together formed the Music in Education Consortium.
Glennie contends that deafness is largely misunderstood by the public. She explains that she taught herself to hear with parts of her body other than her ears. In response to what she described as mostly inaccurate reporting by the media, Glennie published “Hearing Essay” in which she discusses her condition. Glennie also discusses how she feels music in different parts of her body in her TED talk “How To Truly Listen”, published in 2003.
She has been awarded 15 honorary doctorates from universities in the United Kingdom, the Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1993 and was promoted to Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (DBE) in the 2007 New Year Honours. She was appointed to the Order of the Companions of Honour (CH) in the 2017 New Year Honours. She owns over 2000 percussion instruments from all over the world and is continually adding to her collection. Glennie is an Ambassador of the Royal National Children’s Foundation (formerly the Joint Educational Trust) which helps support vulnerable, disadvantaged young people at state and independent boarding schools throughout the UK. She has also been the Patron of the London School of Samba since 1993.
Glennie was born in Methlick, Aberdeenshire. Her father was Herbert Arthur Glennie, an accordionist in a Scottish country dance band, and the strong, indigenous musical traditions of north-east Scotland were important in the development of the young musician, whose first instruments were the mouth organ and the clarinet. Other major influences were Glenn Gould, Jacqueline du Pré and. She studied at Ellon Academy and the Royal Academy of Music, and was also a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland. She was a member of the Cults Percussion Ensemble, formed in 1976 by local musical educator Ron Forbes. They toured and recorded one album, which was re-released on Trunk Records in 2012.
Dame Evelyn Elizabeth Ann Glennie, CH, DBE (born 19 July 1965) is a Scottish virtuoso multi-percussionist, performing internationally with a wide variety of orchestras and contemporary musicians. She was selected as one of the two laureates for the Polar Music Prize of 2015.