Last week PARMA Recordings had the opportunity to record the music of Paul Osterfield and Katherine Price, which were performed by Pedroia Quartet at Futura Productions. Both composers worked closely with Grammy Award-winning producer Brad Michel, PARMA Sessions Manager Levi Brown, Pedroia Quartet, and Grammy-nominated and platinum awarded recording engineer John Weston of Futura Productions throughout... Continue Reading →
French-American composer Pierre Schroeder is a featured composer on the compilation album TOMORROW'S AIR. Discover how he went from Architect to Composer.
PARMA is pleased to announce a new album-length project of contemporary string quartets with the Pedroia String Quartet, featuring an excellent mix of music from a few familiar PARMA Artists (De Sena, Deutsch, Osterfield) along with a few new faces (Bridges, Lamb, and Price). In addition to an album release, this program of music will... Continue Reading →
The 2014 PARMA Music Festival consisted of 14 concerts in 12 venues over the course of 4 days. The festival featured a diverse range of events, from concert performances of orchestra, chamber ensembles, solo instruments, and jazz groups, to an outdoor presentation of Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf and panel discussions about music licensing and... Continue Reading →
It has been a busy year so far for PARMA. Not only have we already had three successful months of releases (April releases coming soon), two albums had featured works in the "Classical New Releases" playlist curated by Spotify, reaching over 160k listeners; we've also traveled the world and back again. We began the year in... Continue Reading →
FIRE & TIME, a compilation album featuring composers Karen A. Tarlow, Stephen Yip, Allen Brings, Paul Osterfield, Steven Block, and Howard Quilling, was released on Navona Records in 2012. The album presents orchestral works united by an expansive and sublime musical vision. With programmatic influences ranging from Jungian philosophy to musings on ancient Korean art to descriptions of contrasting mountain vistas,... Continue Reading →