The Inside Story: Santiago Kodela and PATTERNS

Santiago Kodela is an Argentinean composer and classical guitarist. He began his guitar studies at the Conservatorio Superior de Música "Manuel de Falla" (Buenos Aires, Argentina) under the tutelage of María Catalina Bello. After years of outstanding academic performance, he relocated to Europe to pursue his bachelor's degree in Music Performance at the Royal Irish... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Bruce Reiprich and BENEATH THE TIDE

Bruce Reiprich's music has been described as having "unapologetic lushness" (NewMusicBox), "post-romantic radiance" (Danbury News-Times), and "a contemplative mood, its sedate pace subtly dilating the flow of time" (Eagle Rock Patch). With compositions that span the gamut from overt tonality and metric regularity to atonality and pronounced rhythmic flexibility, Bruce explores the beauty of lyrical... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: David Rosenboom and DEVIANT RESONANCES

David Rosenboom (b. 1947) is a multifaceted composer-performer (piano, violin-viola, conducting, electronic media, etc.), interdisciplinary artist, author, and educator known as a pioneer in American experimental music. During his long career, he has composed and performed many kinds of music; explored ideas about the spontaneous evolution of musical forms, languages for improvisation, new techniques in... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Tower Duo and CROSSWIND

Tower Duo is a flute and saxophone ensemble based in Columbus OH that specializes in creating engaging musical experiences with a particular interest in performing and premiering contemporary works by emerging composers. Tower Duo, whose members are flutist Erin Helgeson Torres and saxophonist Michael Rene Torres, has been performing together since 2007. The duo has... Continue Reading →

New PARMA Artist: Cynthia Folio

We're pleased to welcome composer Cynthia Folio to the PARMA family! Cynthia's "At The Edge of Great Quiet" for SSAA Choir and Piano, which we will record in November, was commissioned by Sigma Alpha Iota Philanthropies, Inc. and the Delta Me Chapter of SAI, Temple University College of Music. It is a setting of four... Continue Reading →

New PARMA Artist: Shirley Mier

We are pleased to announce that composer Shirley Mier has joined the PARMA family! Shirley was commissioned by the Century Chamber Orchestra to compose "Of Lakes and Legends," a suite of four pieces depicting stories and historic locations in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.  This new recording of “Of Lakes and Legends” will contribute to an... Continue Reading →

New PARMA Artist: David T. Bridges

We are excited to announce that composer David T. Bridges is joining the PARMA family! We'll be working with the Pedroia Quartet in Boston later this year to record David's “This Fragmented Old Man” as part of a compilation of contemporary string quartets. The work explores the children’s counting song “This Old Man,” which is relatively new... Continue Reading →

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