M007 - Evelyn Glennie

Gap-fill exercise

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Evelyn Glennie - A World Class Musician

Evelyn Glennie is a world-famous percussionist. Because she is 80% deaf and hear sounds clearly, she performs barefoot so that she feel the vibrations of her instruments and the orchestra. This be very difficult for her but she insists that people take any notice of her disability and only judge her by how well she performs. When Evelyn left school she already play the clarinet , harmonica and snare drum but at first she get a place in a music college because of her deafness.

After her great success , she believes that everyone with her disability be given the chance to pursue a musical career if the want to. As well as being a great musician, Evelyn also draw and paint.