HISTORY, MISSION, & VISION

AFINAT RECORDS is a new boutique record label founded in 2016 as a sister subsidiary to classical music management and public relations firm, A440 Arts Group.  

Afinat's mission is really just guided by three little words: simply great music.  Afinat is a Catalan word that means "in tune." Afinat's vision is to help gifted artists produce beautiful recordings filled with simply great music, that finds itself in tune with listeners from around the world.  

LEADERSHIP

R. LEE STREBY, CEO, PRODUCTION, MARKETING -  Lee is a former professional violinist with over two decades of executive leadership in the performing arts industry.  Lee has served as Director of Programming, Marketing, and Development for the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts (Columbus, GA), Marketing Associate for the Mark Morris Dance Group in New York City, and President of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (MD).  Lee co-founded A440 Arts Group in 2010 with business partner Paula Mlyn, a comprehensive arts consulting, public relations, and artist management firm. 

PAULA MLYN, VICE PRESIDENT, A&R, PROMOTION - Paula is a composer with over two decades of professional experience in classical music marketing, media, public relations, and classical concert and recording planning and production. She has previously worked as Manager of Press and Media, North America, for Naxos of America, Managing Editor, DRAM, for New World Records (including being the editor of DRAM, the company’s streaming subscription service), and has served as publicist and consultant for numerous major and independent record labels.  Paula is co-founder, consultant, publicist, and artist manager at A440 Arts Group.