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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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