Browsing All posts tagged under »music«

Rebecca-Anne Withey: Sign language shouldn’t be used for novelty value by people who don’t understand its content

April 14, 2015

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As someone who works in signed song – that is, performing songs in sign language – my first priority is […]

Deaf News: One week left for young Deaf people to apply for NDCS dance and music competition

February 16, 2015

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Former Hollyoaks star, Rachel Shenton is calling on all young deaf dancers and musicians to take the very last opportunity […]

Deaf News: Actress Rachel Shenton helps NDCS encourage young Deaf dancers and musicians

January 12, 2015

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Former Hollyoaks star, Rachel Shenton, is helping the National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) encourage young deaf dancers and musicians to […]

Deaf News: Deaf musician starting career again after 30 years reaches Kickstarter funding goal

November 20, 2014

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A musician who is starting his career again many years after becoming deaf has reached his funding goal on Kickstarter. […]

Teresa Garratty: “Touched for the 31st time” – my top 10 misheard song lyrics!

November 9, 2014

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Every weekend, we are publishing one popular articles from our archive, which you might have missed the first time round! […]

Music video featuring members of Manchester Deaf Centre wins best video at the Q Awards

October 24, 2014

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A music video featuring members of Manchester Deaf Centre won best video at the Q awards on Wednesday night, beating videos […]

Richard Turner: Discovering music again with a cochlear implant

October 16, 2014

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I have always loved listening to music. When I was a teenager and in my early twenties living in Manchester […]

Nancy M. Williams: The moment I told the truth about my hearing loss… in front of a packed audience at a piano recital

October 2, 2014

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When I went back to the piano in my early forties, I decided not to mention my hearing loss to […]

Charlie Swinbourne: Music venues should follow Glastonbury and give Deaf people better access to concerts

June 30, 2014

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By all accounts, this year’s Glastonbury festival went down a muddy storm, and even better, the festival has also been […]

Rebecca-Anne Withey: Signsong is a way for Deaf performers to embody a song

June 10, 2014

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Signsong tends to spark a love it/hate it response from the Deaf community. However as a performer and tutor of […]