How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

There's something about walking into Carnegie Hall that makes you feel a bit awestruck.  It's an imposing building -- taking up an entire city block in midtown Manhattan -- that dominates everything around it.  Couple that with the iconic composers and performers who have graced the Hall's multiple stages:  Tchaikovsky (who conducted Carnegie Hall's opening... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Allen Brings

Longtime PARMA friend and composer Allen Brings, a New York City native, and member Society of Composers is today's next featured artist for "The Inside Story," a blog series that explores the inner workings and personalities of our artists. Who was your first favorite artist(s) growing up? It was Marian Anderson when I heard her... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: THE ROAD OF PROMISE

THE ROAD OF PROMISE represents a concert adaptation of Kurt Weill’s 1937 opera-oratorio The Eternal Road. Performed by members of the New York City-based performing arts organization MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), under the baton of Ted Sperling, this pseudo-allegorical work was conceived by European Jewish emigrants in the US as an attempt to inform... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Mark Lieb

Based out of New  York City, clarinetist, Artistic Director and founder of Phoenix Ensemble, Mark Lieb is today's "Inside Story" feature, a blog series exploring what makes our artists tick. Read on and get to know them! Who was your favorite artist(s) growing up? As a clarinetist, I grew up admiring orchestral players like Robert... Continue Reading →

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