Music Well – Dosia McKay, Composer, Painter, Writer

Reflections on Art and Life

Treasured Possessions

Some of the most thoughtful gifts I have received over the years have been music scores by other composers. I have many officially released works, as well as a few … Continue reading

December 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Swimming in the Sea of Invisibility

I didn’t like my arts teacher in elementary school and the sentiment was reciprocated. I did not agonize over the fact as the teacher didn’t like any of her students. It … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Arts Education Behind the Iron Curtain, Part 2

If you have not read the first part of this essay, you might benefit from reading it to establish context of the following. The first day at the Conservatory was … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Top 12 Comments from my Composition Professor

My first composition professor Dr. Kenneth Jacobs recently celebrated his retirement from the University of Tennessee. I have learned a great deal from him through many tears and hard work … Continue reading

September 16, 2014 · Leave a comment
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