Music Well – Dosia McKay, Composer, Painter, Writer

Reflections on Art and Life

The Brass Section

The new orchestral piece is basically finished but some final polishes are still needed. Today I worked on the brass section, and in particular, its articulations and phrasing. I realized … Continue reading

April 21, 2022 · Leave a comment

Too Much Fun Around Here – Invasion of Clowns – Brass Quintet

The Presidential Brass Quintet at the Valdosta State University performed my crazy fun piece entitled “Invasion of Clowns” yesterday. http://www.dosiamckay.com/music/clowns.shtml Listen to a demo here: http://dosiamckay.com/mp3/DosiaMcKay_Invasion_of_Clowns.mp3

October 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

New Music for Woodwind Quintet

I have finished writing a Woodwind Quintet entitled “Snow Angels”. It was inspired by a breeze of fresh air at the end of a long and humid summer in East … Continue reading

November 9, 2006 · Leave a comment

Invasion of Clowns – New Music for Brass Quintet

Invasion of Clowns was not a piece planned in advance; rather it was one that imposed itself at an inconvenient time. While I was busy completing an altogether more “serious” … Continue reading

April 5, 2006 · Leave a comment
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