Big Ears Festival

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Knoxville, Tennessee

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As part of the annual Big Ears Festival (BEF), clarinetist, saxophonist, composer & bandleader Aurora Nealand will participate in three-days of residency, followed by two days of performance at BEF with her band, the Royal Roses; residency will be focused on working with HS students to make audio recordings documenting stories from their lives & then, collaboratively, creating musical scores to accompany & amplify those stories.