Lecture in language
Amber Galloway Gallego (USA)
Sign language interpreter specializing in the interpretation of concerts and music festivals
„Every day deaf people must fight for a basic human right - the right for communication.“
Amber, who has been struggling with hearing impairment since childhood, focuses on an artistic interpretation of music concerts and performances in American Sign Language and the international sign language. She has interpreted concerts of world music stars and her interpretations are in high demand among concert organizers.
This distinctive and remarkable artist has had hearing problems since her early childhood. Since she was five years old she has been surrounded by the deaf community. As a child she wanted to become
This distinctive and remarkable artist has had hearing problems since her early childhood. Since she was five years old she has been surrounded by the deaf community. As a child she wanted to become a rapper. Her love for music and her life in the middle of a deaf community got interconnected in her first interpretation of a live concert in 2001.
A viral video from the festival Lollapalooza in 2013 with Amber interpreting A$AP Rocky brought her popularity all over the world. This video was incredibly successful and gave Amber the opportunity to perform with stars such as Red Hot Chili Peppers or Snoop Dogg.
Amber has interpreted at more than 400 concerts and she is a highly demanded sign language interpreter by world musicians and festival organizers. Her love for interpretation and music led her to found her company Amber G Productions which enables her to provide artistic interpretation for a number of great music events.
Despite her rough childhood, Amber managed to break out of gang and street life and graduated with a master´s degree in ASL / English Interpretation. Currently, when not standing on the stage, Amber teaches sign language at Houston Community College.
Not only can you see Amber on the Music Alarm Stage this year, but she will also interpret alongside the artist of the Colours of Ostrava