The Inside Story: Demetrius Spaneas

Demetrius Spaneas a composer, musician, and musical ambassador,  has earned awards from ASCAP, Meet the Composer, the American Music Center, U.S. State Department, and Russian Senate. Today, with the re-release of FROM A FAR-OFF WORLD, Demetrius is our next featured artist in "The Inside Story," a blog series exploring the inner workings and personalities of... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Bruce Crossman

Australian composer Bruce Crossman, who self-identifies his music as being heavily influenced by Christian, Eastern, and naturalistic spirituality, is today's next featured artist in "The Inside Story," a blog series exploring the inner workings and personalities of our artists. Read on to see what his dream job would be. If you could spend creative time... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Betty Wishart

Composer and pianist Betty Wishart, who has been noted by FanFare Magazine as “possessed of a distinctive and worthwhile compositional voice," is our next featured artist in "The Inside Story," a blog series exploring the inner workings and personalities of our artists. Read on to see her "must have's" in the event of a zombie... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: JUST MUSIC

On his debut release on Ravello Records, JUST MUSIC: MUSIC FOR PIANO IN FIVE LIMIT JUST INTONATION, Croatian composer Zoran Šćekić presents an open series of compositions aiming to explore the harmony of a non-tempered microtonal system based on integer harmonics, or just intonation. Muzika.Hr says the album is "In other words, ''Just download'' approaches... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Rodrigo Cotelo

Rodrigo Cotelo, composer, musician and Music Director of the debut music collective group #Bloomerangs, is today's next featured artist in "The Inside Story," a blog series exploring the inner workings and personalities of our artists. Read on to discover what fever Cotelo is nursing. Who was your first favorite artist(s) growing up? I was raised listening... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Piotr Szewczyk

Piotr Szewczyk is an acclaimed violinist and composer, an American Prize winner, and has been hailed by Gramophone Magazine as a “violinist of exceptional finesse and flair” and a composer of “magical” works. Today, Szewczyk is our next featured artist in "The Inside Story," a blog series exploring the inner workings and personalities of our artists.... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: EMBRACE THE WIND!

With his 2016 Ravello Records release EMBRACE THE WIND: A CELEBRATION OF WIND AND WIND MACHINES, composer Robert J. Martin communicates the wonder that humanity has for the wind through a cycle of string quartets rooted in images and emotions played out across histories as diverse as ancient Phoenicia and modern wind farms. Musical Routes says,... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Inside Story: Alla Elana Cohen

Distinguished composer, pianist, music theorist and teacher Alla Elana Cohen, immigrated to the United States from Soviet Russia in 1989. Now living in Boston, Cohen is a professor at both Berklee College of Music and the New England Conservatory of Music. Today, Cohen is our next featured artist in "The Inside Story," a blog series... Continue Reading →

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