Zhen Chen wins a Global Music Award with ERGO

The Navona Records 2017 April release of ERGO, featuring compositions by New York-based composer and pianist Zhen Chen has won the Silver Medal in the Global Music Awards. Zhen Chen received his Bachelor's in piano performance at the Central Conservatory of Music in China, and his Master's in piano performance from the Manhattan School of Music,... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: INNER MUSIC

On his debut release on Navona Records, INNER MUSIC, composer Ruud van Eeten presents three works that highlight the refinement and control evident in his compositional style performed by Matangi Quartet, Amstel Quartet,  and pianist Saskia Lankhoorn. Audiophile Audition says, "Ruud Van Eeten is clearly a talented and well-trained musician." Find the album on iTunes... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: SENSATIONS

Australian composer, music educator, and pianist Margaret Brandman presents her debut Navona Records release SENSATIONS, featuring several of her celebrated compositions, each one presenting a unique musical experience and sensation. Kathodik says "The music of Margaret Brandan is a continuous celebration of life, of nature, and hope for a better future." Find SENSATIONS on Amazon, iTunes,... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Bruce Crossman

Australian composer Bruce Crossman, who self-identifies his music as being heavily influenced by Christian, Eastern, and naturalistic spirituality, is today's next featured artist in "The Inside Story," a blog series exploring the inner workings and personalities of our artists. Read on to see what his dream job would be. If you could spend creative time... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: JUST MUSIC

On his debut release on Ravello Records, JUST MUSIC: MUSIC FOR PIANO IN FIVE LIMIT JUST INTONATION, Croatian composer Zoran Šćekić presents an open series of compositions aiming to explore the harmony of a non-tempered microtonal system based on integer harmonics, or just intonation. Muzika.Hr says the album is "In other words, ''Just download'' approaches... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Jeffrey Jacob

Long-time PARMA artist pianist and composer,  Jeffery Jacob,  has had his works performed worldwide by several high-profile ensembles, including Raymond Leppard and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and most recently by the Cuban National Symphony. Today, Jacob is our next featured artist for "The Inside Story," a blog series exploring the inner workings and personalites of our artists.... Continue Reading →

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