BIG EARS

Pauline Oliveros: ROCK PIECE

Following the Pauline Oliveros: Impact and Influence panel paying tribute to the late composer, join us at The Mill & Mine for a Sunday afternoon Big Ears rendition of her 1979 ensemble work Rock Piece. Indulge in deep listening as Big Ears artists create pulses with resonant rocks used as percussive instruments. Organized by pianist Emily Manzo (who will perform as part of Julius Eastman’s Memorial Dinner), Rock Piece will be performed from a text score, directing participants to hit rocks together to create a pulse without synchronizing with or subdividing the pulses of other participants.

BIG EARS
Knoxville, TN · USA

TICKETS DONATE

2022 Festival

Explore the lineup of upcoming Big Ears performances.

Overview

Artifacts Trio

Lineup

Tickets

Archive

Plan

Discover travel, lodging, & dining options to enhance your Festival experience.

Knoxville

Travel

Tennessee Theatre

Things To Do

Knoxville

Hotel Accommodations

Venues

FAQ

Support

Big Ears is made possible by the passion & generosity of our community.

Donate

Donate to Big Ears

Partners

Merchandise

Big Ears Merchandise

Volunteer

About

Learn more about what The New York Times calls “one of the world’s greatest music bashes.”

Who We Are

Big Ears patrons at the KMA

News

Press

Contact