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 →

June 2017 New Music on Navona and Ravello Records

Help kick off the beginning of summer by celebrating new music from Navona and Ravello Records, featuring Les Délices, Sergio Cervetti, Jan Jirásek and JITRO, Allen Brings, and Demetrius Spaneas. Listen now... https://open.spotify.com/user/parma.recordings/playlist/4ve47RuMr6IW7imAZw4YPq   Want to know more? Keep reading... AGE OF INDULGENCE  |  Les Délices Early music ensemble Les Délices presents an exquisite compendium of... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Sergio Cervetti, Take 2

Described as a composer of “emotionally dense” works by Sonograma, Uruguayan-born Sergio Cervetti, a longtime PARMA friend, and artist, has firmly established himself in the New Music scene, winning several prizes for his compositions and having them performed for international audiences, and in films, including Natural Born Killers. Today Cervetti is our next featured artist in... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: SAN JOSÉ CHAMBER ORCHESTRA 25th ANNIVERSARY

Conductor and founder of San José Chamber Orchestra Barbara Day Turner released her debut album SAN JOSÉ CHAMBER ORCHESTRA 25th ANNIVERSARY in March of last year on Navona Records. The album celebrates the San José Chamber Orchestra's 25th-anniversary concert season. The orchestra presents a commemorative collection of contemporary works, showcasing the ensemble’s commitment to new music... Continue Reading →

Artist Interview w/ Hans Bakker and Peter Greve

We posed a few questions to PARMA Artists Hans Bakker and Peter Greve in advance of their upcoming split release: LINES TO INFINITY (out January 13th). Both artists were included on last January's compilation, PINNACLE (along with composers Daniel Perttu, Steven Block, and Kevin M. Walczyk), and since both Netherlands-based composers discovered they lived right down the... Continue Reading →

New PARMA Artist – Leonard Ball

We're pleased to share that composer Leonard Ball is currently working with PARMA towards a finished recording of his chamber work titled "..leaves ~~~ (he.. ~ she.. ~ the.. ~)" for flute, viola, and harp. Leonard V. Ball, Jr. is an Associate Professor Emeritus of Composition and Theory at the University of Georgia. He was... Continue Reading →

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