"Mille Sonitus is a Significant Achievement"
Comments from the 2008 Minnesota Orchestra Competition sponsored by the American Composer Forum on awarding Mille Sonitus a distinguished Honorable Mention citation.
'The Miracle City' is a heady work with a musical vocabulary between Prokofiev and John
Williams. The ending, a burst of major-chord sunlight, was impressively
substantial contribution among Arizona composers. Sonata El Sonoro is a profound and unique work
fitting for our culture."
Arizona Arts Alliance on nominating Mr.
Parella for the
National Symphony Orchestra Commission Initiative.
score added great excitement and suspense to the film..."
Tippi Hedren remarking on Marc's symphonic score for the film The
do not aim to accommodate fleeting tastes or academic trends, rather I
search for my own voice, expounding on possibilities. My music is intensely dramatic, lyrical, tuneful, and sometimes