Music Well – Dosia McKay, Composer, Painter, Writer

Reflections on Art and Life

New Music for Pierrot Ensemble and Percussion

I had a lot of fun creating this graphic animation/representation for my new piece. “Abandon” captures a fleeting moment of forsaking self-imposed restraints in favor of complete freedom and joyful, … Continue reading

May 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Endless Immersion – Painting With Sound

Painting with sound – I spent a solid day in the studio working with the sound engineer. This project feels very much like painting to me. I stretched the canvas … Continue reading

February 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Sounds at the Electro-Music Festival in Asheville

I spent two days at the Asheville Electro-Music Festival (http://emavl.com/), soaking up many wonderful sounds I am not accustomed to and getting a fill of good drum grooves. I saw … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · 4 Comments

Composing a String Quartet – Behind the Scenes Look

This is a fragment of a MIDI print from my new string quartet. The scattered rectangles represent the notes and the vertical lines their velocities. Blue = violin 1, red … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · 3 Comments
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