Jessie Grimes is an Irish clarinettist and BBC contributor, who’s currently on the journey to becoming a mother with her wife. She talks about being queer in classical music, and the challenges of having children with a same-sex partner.
This week, Irish clarinettist Jessie Grimes reveals what it’s like being gay growing up in Ireland, how the classical music industry approaches LGBTQ+ representation, and what it’s like for same-sex couples starting a family.
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This podcast is hosted by Rosie Pentreath.
Rosie Pentreath is the founder and host of OUTcast Podcast. Rosie is an award-winning digital leader, writer and content producer who’s worked and written for Classic FM, MasterChef Australia, Gogglebox Australia, The X Factor Australia, BBC Music Magazine, Grazia, Cosmopolitan, Homes & Antiques and other brands.View episodes
Jessie Grimes is an Irish clarinettist, teacher, workshop leader, and BBC radio and TV contributor.View episodes
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