In Memory: Dwight Beckham

Dwight Beckham grew up in the countryside of Lamont OK, and spent his 64-year career as a trumpeter, band director, and composer in Hesston KS, another small town barely more than 100 miles from his birthplace. Beckham’s music is defined by a majestic, expansive sound that seems to reflect the geographic grandeur of the Great... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Cat Series: #catsofcroatia

It has been a busy year so far for PARMA. Not only have we already had three successful months of releases (April releases coming soon),  two albums had featured works in the "Classical New Releases" playlist curated by Spotify, reaching over 160k listeners; we've also traveled the world and back again. We began the year in... Continue Reading →

New PARMA Project: Dwight Beckham’s Orchestral Works

We're pleased to announce that composer Dwight Beckham has signed on to release a collection of orchestral works recorded earlier this year with PARMA and the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra in Olomouc, CZ. Kansas composer Dwight Beckham, Sr. (1931-) did his undergraduate and graduate work at Wichita University. He has studied composition with Homer Keller, Adrian... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Cat Series: Czech out this Tabby

This here Tabby featured above was originally spotted by PARMA CEO, Bob Lord, while he was hanging around the Castle in Prague along the Vltava River, following a recording session one evening a year back. Bob recalls, "I think it was eyeing the same [beverage] I was" (not seen on camera). Bob drank his beverage after... Continue Reading →

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