Insignia Artists is an independent management agency dedicated to representing exceptional performers. Specializing in the management of classically trained artists, the company is proud to represent a roster of distinguished international talent, as well as nurturing young artists as they establish a foundation for their emerging careers.
Gloria Parker, Founder and Executive Director of Insignia Artists Management, received a Bachelor of Music from Oklahoma City University, a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Manhattan School of Music, a Certificate of Arts Administration from New York University, and is a Riva-certified focus group moderator and marketing consultant. She managed the classical music careers of over 75 American and Canadian artists for a London-based arts management firm in New York City, many of whom appeared at the world’s most distinguished performing arts institutions.
A classically trained singer, she performed leading operatic roles throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, South America and Asia. Her career has also included leading roles on Broadway, Off-Broadway, International Festivals and on National and global tours. Artistic Director of Opera Avanti for 7 seasons, she was most recently Producing Director for Ardea Arts/Family Opera Initiative in NYC.
Committed to the promotion of exceptional artistry, Insignia Artists Management was created to provide support, guidance and development for both emerging and established artists. Our mission is to promote brilliant performers, providing a platform from which their diverse talents may impact music presentation worldwide.