Quotes By Evelyn Glennie
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"I just assumed the world was full of solo percussionists. I couldn't find sticks or music or anything where I was, but that was expected because there was nothing there anyway. And I think that was possibly the greatest asset for me, just not knowing"
Evelyn Glennie
"And as I grew older, I then auditioned for the Royal Academy of Music in London, and they said, well, no, we won't accept you, because we haven't a clue - you know - of the future of a so-called 'deaf' musician. And I just couldn't quite accept that"
Evelyn Glennie
"What I have to do as a musician is do everything that is not on the music"
 Evelyn Glennie
"Music really is our daily medicine"
 Evelyn Glennie
"Music is about communication... it isn't just something that maybe physically sounds good or orally sounds interesting; it's something far, far deeper than that"
Evelyn Glennie
"I hope the seeds I have sown will be taken up by those who will follow me because the journey I have begun cannot be undertaken in isolation"
Evelyn Glennie
"I associate going to an airport with work because I travel so much with my job. So when I have a few days free from work, I tend to stay at home"
Evelyn Glennie
"Percussion is the most adaptable family of instruments. The biggest challenge is to project percussion in a lyrical way"
Evelyn Glennie
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