Parkville Sounds provides an inspiring, creative work space for talented, hardworking, and dedicated musicians. Tucked away in the historic Parkville borough of Hartford, CT, the Parkville Sounds team shares a strong love for music.
What we provide:
- Rehearsal Space
- Individual Practice Space
- Instrumental Lessons
- Video Sessions
We aim to give each artist the freedom to explore and we create unique situations for each individual project. The Parkville Sounds team provides artists with the work space needed to make a vision happen.
Meet the team
Founder of Parkville Sounds, Steve is a graduate from the Hartt School's Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz with a BA in Music Performance (Jazz Studies) with a focus in drums. He has been touring the northeast with two bands over the past few years. Steve is the founder, tour manager, and drummer for the future soul band, Broca's Area. In 2018, Broca's Areas' single "See" was featured on Spotify playlist "State of Jazz" and "Butter" where it got over 300,000 plays. In addition, Steve tours nationally as a drummer and core member in Hartford based, folk rock Americana band, Wise Old Moon. He is a private drum instructor in the New Haven/Hartford area and has had students attend regionals in CT for two years in a row. Steve founded Parkville Sounds in 2017.
Videographer and digital content developer, Connor has been documenting live music since early 2013 with the creation of 'The Old Guitar' [www.theoldguitar.com] - a traveling video series featuring a vintage guitar played by musicians from all over the US. The series has featured acclaimed musicians including Dr. Dog, Chadwick Stokes (Dispatch, State Radio), Charlie Parr, Parsonsfield, as well as many undiscovered artists. While leading this video project, Connor also leads the roots/rock Americana band Wise Old Moon as well as the printing company IdleWilde Printing Company.
Jill graduated from The Hartt School with a BFA in dance pedagogy, a minor in performing arts management and a minor in psychology. Currently, she is a dancer with Amy Marshall Dance Company and the administrator and social media coordinator at Schoen Movement Company. Jill teaches many dance styles and choreographs across the country including Des Moines Metro Opera, Joffrey Ballet School, The Hartt School & more! Jill is the founder/director of The Dance Collective, which provides performance opportunities for female dancers and choreographers in diverse performance settings.