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 PARMA Album of the Day: HALFLIGHT

  Kim Halliday, a British composer and pianist, released his second PARMA album HALFLIGHT on Ravello Records in 2015. In this second album release, Halliday is portrayed as a composer of our time by bringing together progressive rock, electronic ambient, and film music.  Sputnik Music says, "The utterly compelling new album from Kim Halliday showcases a beautifully... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: RHAPSODY ON A RIFF

Classical guitarist Matthew Marshall released his debut PARMA album RHAPSODY ON A RIFF on Ravello Records in June of 2015. The album of original works for solo guitar written by New Zealand composer Michael Calvert,  display the versatility, dynamic range, and earthy timbre of the instrument, while developing a unique musical language influenced by serialism, New Zealand... Continue Reading →

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