Jan Järvlepp was born in Ottawa Canada. He began playing pop guitar at the age of 12 and took up cello in high school at 14. He also learned to play bass guitar and harmonica. At the University of Ottawa, McGill University, and the University of California, San Diego, he majored in composition while developing... Continue Reading →
Canadian composer Jan Järvlepp identifies strongly with postmodern musical styles, writing music that is accessible to many audiences. He is active in his home city of Ottawa, having received premieres by the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra (Garbage Concerto) and the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival (Pierrot Solaire). Today, Jan is our next featured artist in "The Inside... Continue Reading →
French-American composer Pierre Schroeder is a featured composer on the compilation album TOMORROW'S AIR. Discover how he went from Architect to Composer.
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 →
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 →