THE INSIDE STORY: Scott Perkins and WHISPERS OF HEAVENLY DEATH

Connecticut native Scott Perkins enjoys a multifaceted career as an international prize-winning composer, a versatile performer, an award-winning scholar, and a music professor at California State University, Sacramento. Praised by critics from publications including the Washington Post (“dramatic,” “colorful”) and the Washington Times (“perfectly orchestrated,” “haunting,” “a remarkable and welcome musical surprise”), his work has been commissioned... Continue Reading →

THE INSIDE STORY: Nada Radulovich and UNEXPLORED

Nada Radulovich is a dynamic and versatile artist who combines her skills as a cellist, transcriber, and concert organizer to present unique concerts that synthesize the familiar and unfamiliar in a way that both entertains and educates the audience. A native of Detroit, she developed her artistry and craft at Smith College, the Manhattan School... Continue Reading →

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Hello! I’m Emily Garcia, a Marketing intern with PARMA Recordings this spring semester. A little bit about me: I’m a professional violinist and fiddle player with a passion for performance. As I’m nearing the end of college and looking ahead to my future career, I’ve been faced with the challenge of keeping my work and... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Joel Mandelbaum

Today's 'Inside Story' feature is debut PARMA artist, Joel Mandelbaum, composer, and educator, best known for his use of microtonal tuning. Enjoy! Who was your first favorite artist(s) growing up? The Greenwich Village Gilbert and Sullivan Players and Danny Kaye.  Later, Toscanini and Bruno Walter.  Around 1950, ten years before his vogue began, I became... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Leonard Lehrman

Today's 'Inside Story' feature is composer-in-residence and debut PARMA artist Leonard Lehrman, composer, conductor, and educator. Enjoy! Who was your first favorite artist(s) growing up? Mary Martin (Peter Pan), Rex Harrison (Henry Higgins), Jerry Orbach (The Fantasticks, The Cradle Will Rock), Leonard Bernstein (just about everything), Feodor Chaliapin When did you realize that you wanted... Continue Reading →

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