The PARMA Album of the Day: TEXTURES

Trumpeter James Zingara expands the performance repertoire of the trumpet with TEXTURES, his debut release on Ravello Records. Hinged on the 21st-century art music style of composition, the works in this collection by Jeffrey D. Boehm, Valentin Mihai Bogdan, William Price, and Carl Vollrath; strengthen the trumpet’s diversity and adaptability in settings with computer-generated sounds, syncopated... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: LINGERING LONGINGS

LINGERING LONGINGS is Carl Vollrath's second volume in his clarinet and piano pairing works. Released on Navona Records a year after the first volume, PAST RECOLLECTIONS, volume two continues to celebrate past events through musical narratives, tenderly and radiantly performed by clarinetist Michael Norsworthy and pianist Yoko Hagino. Sonograma says "The authority Norsworthy and Hagino [have musically], based... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: PAST RECOLLECTIONS

Long-time PARMA artist Carl Vollrath released the first volume PAST RECOLLECTIONS of his clarinet and piano pairings, featuring Michael Norsworthy on the clarinet and Yoko Hagino on the piano, in February of 2015 on Navona Records. Volume 2, LINGERING LONGINGS was released in January of last year, also on Navona Records. American Record Guide says "Carl... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: THREE PASTELS

Long-time PARMA artist, Carl Vollrath, featured on solo albums PAST COLLECTIONS and LINGERING LONGINGS, and appearing on TEXTURES, released his most recent album THREE PASTELS on Navona Records in May of last year. In this album, Vollrath presents his three piano concerti, which connect to each other thematically and in a way, portray a different hue... Continue Reading →

PARMA Artist Spotlight: Carl Vollrath

Long time PARMA artist Carl Vollrath has signed on to record his orchestral work "And Bugles Sang" with PARMA and the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra. Carl is a graduate of Stetson University, Columbia University, and received his ED.D from Florida State University. From 1953-1956 he served as a member of the West Point Military Band in West Point,... Continue Reading →

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