New PARMA Artist: Willem van Twillert

We are excited to welcome composer Willem van Twillert to the PARMA family! We will be recording his piece “Branches of Singularity” in the Czech Republic this September. "Branches of Singularity" was originally written as a concerto for symphonic band, but this new orchestration was transcribed by fellow PARMA artist Timothy Lee Miller. We will... Continue Reading →

One Step at a Time in the Czech Republic

In preparing to return to the PARMA office from a week of recording sessions in the Czech Republic, I have been doing a lot of thinking about what to say to everyone about this adventure. How do I answer when someone asks "what did you learn?" or "what was the biggest takeaway?" After some serious... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Cat Series: Czech out this Tabby

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 →

Recordings in Moravia

We went to the Czech Republic last month to record once again with the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, one of our top partner ensembles, this time including works by contemporary composers Carl Vollrath, John Carollo, and Daniel Crozier. It was a nice time of year to experience Moravia, and I wanted to write up a quick post to... Continue Reading →

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