The Inside Story: Matthew Burtner and GLACIER MUSIC

Matthew Burtner is an Alaskan-born composer, sound artist, and eco-acoustician, whose music and research explores embodiment, climate change, polymetrics, and noise. First Prize winner of the Musica Nova International competition and an IDEA Award winner, Matthew’s music has also received honors and prizes from Bourges (France), Gaudeamus (Netherlands), Darmstadt (Germany), and The Russolo (Italy) international competitions.... Continue Reading →

Reaching for the Stars

PARMA is no stranger to unique projects, from quick timelines to unusual instrumentation. So in mid-October, when accomplished film score composer Zak Engel reached out to PARMA to discuss a particularly powerful and moving project with the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, we were more than happy to take part in the effort. Engel... Continue Reading →


Praised for her “dazzling technique and soulful expressiveness,” (Rocky Mountain News), and a musical approach that’s “distinctly sensual…pliant, warm, and sweet,” (New York Times), Debra Nagy is one of North America’s leading performers on the Baroque oboe. A dedicated chamber musician, Debra is the founder of Les Délices and indulges her love of late-medieval music... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: NATURE

NATURE, The City of Tomorrow's debut album on Ravello Records, showcases works by four contemporary composers that explore the evolution of humanity's relationship with nature. Second Inversion says this album and The City of Tomorrow "is one wind quintet that is sure to leave you breathless." You can purchase NATURE on Amazon, iTunes, and ArkivMusic. Follow City... Continue Reading →

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