The Inside Story: Beth Mehocic and BENEATH THE TIDE

Beth Mehocic is a composer, poet, visual artist, filmmaker, and author. She is currently the Music Director/Composer-in-Residence and full professor for the Department of Dance at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Beth has written over 100 works for orchestra, concert band, chamber music, dance ensembles, theatre, and film, and her works have been performed... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Bruce Reiprich and BENEATH THE TIDE

Bruce Reiprich's music has been described as having "unapologetic lushness" (NewMusicBox), "post-romantic radiance" (Danbury News-Times), and "a contemplative mood, its sedate pace subtly dilating the flow of time" (Eagle Rock Patch). With compositions that span the gamut from overt tonality and metric regularity to atonality and pronounced rhythmic flexibility, Bruce explores the beauty of lyrical... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Ssu-Yu Huang and BENEATH THE TIDE

Ssu-Yu Huang, a native of Taiwan, enjoys an active career in contemporary music. Her compositions – covering a wide range of music with bold and delicate genres – are performed by professional musicians and orchestras around the globe. German maestro Günther Herbig praised her orchestral work, calling it “a modern and complex style, presenting her... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Yoko Hirota and SCHOENBERG PIANO MUSIC AND HIS 17 FRAGMENTS

Having been praised by the press as “precise and keenly projective” and demonstrating “the highest level of proficiency,” Japanese-Canadian pianist Yoko Hirota is considered one of the leading interpreters of contemporary piano repertory of her generation. Yoko received her doctoral degree in piano performance under Louis-Philippe Pelletier at McGill University. She is a strong advocate of contemporary music,... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: David Rosenboom and DEVIANT RESONANCES

David Rosenboom (b. 1947) is a multifaceted composer-performer (piano, violin-viola, conducting, electronic media, etc.), interdisciplinary artist, author, and educator known as a pioneer in American experimental music. During his long career, he has composed and performed many kinds of music; explored ideas about the spontaneous evolution of musical forms, languages for improvisation, new techniques in... Continue Reading →

New PARMA Artist: Marta Brankovich

We are so happy to welcome pianist Marta Brankovich to the PARMA family! Her first album with PARMA is inspired by her own journey as an artist, from her Serbian heritage to her time performing in the United States. The album features collaborations with PARMA artist Fredrick Kaufman and acclaimed international concert pianist Kemal Gekić.... Continue Reading →

New PARMA Artist: Kamyar Mohajer

We are excited to announce that composer Kamyar Mohajer is joining the PARMA family! This January we'll be making our way across the country to record Kamyar's debut album of his original compositions in California. The album includes five new chamber works with performances from The Alexander String Quartet, the International Contemporary Ensemble, and more. The pieces,... Continue Reading →

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