PARMA Recordings is excited to welcome Garth Baxter to our family of artists. Composer Garth Baxter will make his PARMA debut in early 2018 with a collection of works for voice, surrounding the topic of the human condition and the pursuit of light in darkness. Baxter was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1946 and moved... Continue Reading →
We are saddened to report that our friend and artist Ruth Lomon past away on Tuesday after a long battle with illness. Ruth Lomon was a Canadian Native out of Montreal and attended the le Conservatoire fe Quebec and McGill University. From there, she continued her studies at the New England Conservatory of Music, studying... Continue Reading →
London based composer Robert Hugill shares his thoughts on composing QUICKENING with PARMA in "The Inside Story."
Canadian composer Jan Järvlepp identifies strongly with postmodern musical styles, writing music that is accessible to many audiences. He is active in his home city of Ottawa, having received premieres by the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra (Garbage Concerto) and the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival (Pierrot Solaire). Today, Jan is our next featured artist in "The Inside... Continue Reading →
Welsh composer Hilary Tann’s “beautiful, lyrical” music is strongly influenced by the natural world. She is a published haiku poet and her compositions have been widely commissioned, recorded, and broadcast by ensembles such as Tenebrae, Cappella Clausura, Marsyas Trio, Thai Philharmonic, and BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Her recent choral music can be heard on... Continue Reading →
PARMA Recordings is so excited to welcome composer Helen MacKinnon to the PARMA Family! This September we will be recording Helen's choral work "Gloria in excelsis Deo" with the Prague Mixed Choir in Prague, Czech Republic. Helen studied music at The University of Glasgow, specializing in composition with Scottish composer William Sweeney where she earned her... Continue Reading →
Composer Hans Bakker is featured in the compilation album TOMORROW'S AIR and chats about composing in PARMA's "Inside Story."
Clarinetist Christopher Nichols debuts on Navona Records with ELEGIA. Nichols is nationally and internationally active as a solo performer, performing at venues such as the International Clarinet Association and European Clarinet Association conferences and for the College Music Society. In 2015, his solo work garnered him an Established Artist Fellowship from the Delaware Division of... Continue Reading →
We are excited to welcome composer Willem van Twillert to the PARMA family! We will be recording his piece “Branches of Singularity” in the Czech Republic this September. "Branches of Singularity" was originally written as a concerto for symphonic band, but this new orchestration was transcribed by fellow PARMA artist Timothy Lee Miller. We will... Continue Reading →