After a couple months of quiet, the red light is back on in the studio. We’re making music again.

When COVID-19 emerged and quarantine became the rule for many nations, the music industry felt the effects almost immediately. However, good news has already arisen: the government in Greece and the Czech Republic recently announced that it was safe for small groups to safely gather while taking necessary safety precautions. This includes small ensembles getting together for recording sessions.

With masks on and sanitizer handy, our team was some of the first to head back into the studio and start making music. Our Czech-based Recording Sessions Manager Intl. Jan Košulič oversaw the process as we recorded works for solo piano with Lucie Kaucká for composers Bill Sherrill and Sarah Wallin-Huff at Reduta Hall in Olomouc. Over in Greece, we recorded at Dimitris Mitropoulos Concert Hall in Athens with Ergon Ensemble for Herbert A. Deutsch.

At the beautiful Dvořák Hall in Prague, we recorded with the Belfiato Quintet for composer Philippe Kocher. With many of the composers looking on via remote streaming, we were able to safely capture their music and involve them in the process every step of the way.

We’ll be rounding off the month with sessions for composers Chen-Hsin Su, Jim Puckett, and more music by Herbert A. Deutsch. As restrictions begin to lift, we’re looking forward to safely conducting more sessions in Europe and the US this summer.

For more information on recording sessions, visit: https://www.parmarecordings.com/recording/