THE INSIDE STORY: Alla Elana Cohen

ALLA ELANA COHEN is a distinguished composer, pianist, music theorist and teacher who came to the United States from Russia in 1989. Graduating from the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory with the highest honors of distinction, Ms. Cohen lives in Boston, and is a professor at Berklee College of Music.  Her latest release, JUPITER DUO, came... Continue Reading →

Recording Sessions with Composer Paul Osterfield and Kathrine Price Feature Pedroia Quartet

Last week PARMA Recordings had the opportunity to record the music of Paul Osterfield and Katherine Price, which were performed by Pedroia Quartet at Futura Productions. Both composers worked closely with Grammy Award-winning producer Brad Michel, PARMA Sessions Manager Levi Brown, Pedroia Quartet, and Grammy-nominated and platinum awarded recording engineer John Weston of Futura Productions throughout... Continue Reading →

3 PARMA Albums Earn Silver Medals in The Global Music Awards!

PARMA is extremely excited to announce that Matej Meštrović's 4 SEASONS FOR 3 PIANOS, Christopher Nichols' ELEGIA, and Carmine Miranda and Boris Abramov's upcoming November release MOZART/BEETHOVEN, have all received Silver Medals in The Global Music Awards for "Outstanding Achievement." The Global Music Awards is, as they say, "music's golden seal of approval." GMA reviews music ranging from world,... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: AUGUST RUINS

Peter Vukmirovic Stevens is a composer whose music is informed and guided by deep connections with visual media, literature, travel, and works by composers past and present. AUGUST RUINS, an album of Stevens' works for solo cello, gives these influences life through the cello's unequivocal range and timbre, allowing for a raw, isolated expression of... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: GILGAMESH & ENKIDU

Minnesota-based composer and sound designer Ted Moore presents his debut Ravello Records release GILGAMESH & ENKIDU, a six-movement interpretation of the ancient Mesopotamian epic poem scored for string quartet and laptop. Reviewer Daniel Barbiero of Avant Music News says the album is "significant thematic material." Find GILGAMESH & ENKIDU on Amazon, iTunes, and ArkivMusic. https://open.spotify.com/album/4zHk1szah9jBUmsCPeF2u4

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