The Inside Story: Zhen Chen

Composer and pianist, Zhen Chen, is a graduate of Central Conservatory of Music in China, held the position as featured pianist with the China Xinhua Philharmonic Orchestra from 2008 to 2010, and has been hailed as "brilliant" by FanFare magazine. Today, Zhen Chen is our featured artist for "The Inside Story," a blog series exploring the inner workings... Continue Reading →

Preview of April 2017 PARMA Releases

Happy Spring! The snow is melting, the trees are budding, and we are prepping for another round of releases featuring new ensembles and artists, compilations, and re-releases.  Take a deep breath and try to relax because we have some big releases coming your way. DRESS CODE | Altius Quartet A bold treat of fresh arrangements of... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Mark John McEncroe

New PARMA artist Mark John McEncroe didn't start his music career until he was 35. Although music has always been an interest and he played many instruments, including trumpet, flute, and clarinet, it took some time before he settled into composition and piano, where he studied under PARMA artist Margaret Brandman. Mark John McEncroe is our... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Jonathan Santore

Jonathan Santore, composer and educator at Plymouth State University, and recipient of numerous awards, including the American Prize and New Hampshire Composer of the Year, is releasing his debut solo album THERE ARE MANY OTHER LEGENDS on Navona Records this coming Friday, March 10th. Santore is also our next featured artist in 'The Inside Story,'... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Deb Scott

Deb Scott, a professor of trombone and the director of the first Jazz Ensemble at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas, is our next featured artist for the 'Inside Story,' a blog series exploring what makes our artists tick. Read on and get to know her! What was your most unusual performance or the most embarrassing thing... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Michael J. Evans

Long-time PARMA artist Michael J. Evans who has released MISERY, EIDOLA, and CIPHER, to name a few, is a D.C. based composer of orchestral, chamber, and solo instruments. Evans is our next featured artist for the 'Inside Story,' a blog series exploring what makes out artists tick. Read on and get to know them! When did you realize that... Continue Reading →

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