The following is a scholarly paper I wrote during my graduate studies at the New York University in the Fall of 2009, a requirement for professor Ronald H. Sadoff’s class … Continue reading
This happened. A note from my dear, kindhearted film scoring teacher Ira Newborn while I was studying at NYU. He wrote it in my notebook after I told him that … Continue reading
Fun to re-watch. If only for the old hair.
The Bubble Tree – a soundtrack I composed a few years ago for this fun short film. I can’t decide if the movie is uplifting or depressing.
New year, new Curriculum Vitae, or at least an updated one. I have done so much. I have done so little. http://www.dosiamckay.com/bio.shtml
Lest all glory goes to Glossolalia, here is another recent release – a composition for electronically enhanced voice and a bass instrument: Mereise Ine Me. You can share and download … Continue reading
Mereise Ine Me – enjoy the latest piece I wrote for electronically enhanced voice and a bass instrument. If I get a request from an interested choir, I would like to … Continue reading
City Lights – my latest soundscape track. Free download for a limited time. Please share with friends. I am very curious what images come to your mind when you listen … Continue reading
From time to time I receive e-mails from young people wanting to enter the field of music composition. They ask for advice on how to “break into the industry”, how … Continue reading
Is a good melody a prerequisite of a good/interesting musical composition? What do you think? Here is a soundtrack I wrote a couple of years ago for a silent film … Continue reading
If we have not met in person, this might be the second best. In this candid video I discuss my pathway to composition, the sources of inspiration for my music, and … Continue reading
You can now find some of my music on SoundCloud – listen, download, comment, or follow me.
I had the privilege to record 4 demo soundtracks with the New York University session players over the last two years. My first session featured 5 instruments, the second session … Continue reading
I recently had the privilege to work on a soundtrack to a documentary entitled “The Work is One” by Michelle Pomeroy from the NYU Wagner School of Public Service. The … Continue reading
I had the privilege to record 4 demo soundtracks with the NYU session players over the last two years. My first session featured 5 instruments, the second session – 11, … Continue reading
I recently completed a demo soundtrack to “The Garden” (2009) – a short film by Jason Stefaniak. Enclosed is only a short fragment of the film. My goal in writing … Continue reading
My score to The Bubble Tree, an animation by Ran Jing recently won the Skirball Film Scoring Competition and was premiered by the NYU Symphony Orchestra in a live concert … Continue reading
I am very pleased to announce the completion of the recording of my new work for soprano saxophone, piano, and chamber orchestra. Please be sure to download the enclosed MP3 … Continue reading
I have finished scoring a short film by a graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts – Ann Orrin. Those of you who have followed my musical path for … Continue reading
Several years ago I was in need of some mindless decompression and so I went to the movie theater to see a popular at that time chick flick The Devil … Continue reading
I thought I would experiment with combining my abstract painting with music. The video features 10 of my paintings and the soundtrack is one of my electronic compositions entitled Thousands … Continue reading
It would be very sophisticated and high-brow to list Scriabin or Schoenberg as my musical influences. Brahms might be classy, and Bach perhaps too predictable. But in all truth and … Continue reading
I love British drama on PBS, especially the detective series, such as The Prime Suspect with Helen Mirren, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries with Nathaniel Parker, Second Sight with Clive Owen, … Continue reading