Dosia McKay

Dosia McKay
I paint on a post-classical canvas with vibrant harmonies and expressive melodies. My music explores emotional, intellectual, and spiritual landscapes.

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Dosia McKay is an American composer of music for concert stage, film, and modern dance. A versatile sound colorist, McKay fluently weaves elements of classical harmony, avant-garde, ambient soundscapes, lyricism of Slavic folk melodies, and her own visual art into the fabric of her compositions. Her portfolio includes works for symphony orchestra, chamber ensembles, choir, soloists, as well as electro-acoustic installations.


  • Watercolors for Symphony Orchestra.

  • Endless Immersion a new album of electro-acoustic experimental music offers the listener passage to another dimension where time does not exist. Available now.

  • Glossolalia premieres at the Beijing Modern Music Festival by NeoQuartet in May 2015.

  • Jackpot - a new composition for for Violin, Cello, Bass Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Piano, and Marimba written on a whim is looking for performers to premiere it!
  • Parting originally composed for Baroque lute has been recorded by the Argentine guitar virtuoso Sergio Puccini for his upcoming album release.

  • TrancePhonica a new single of uplifting symphonic trance is available for download.

  • Sweet Baby - a fun piece for SATB chorus a cappella was premiered in June by the members of the C4 Ensemble in New York.

  • Mereise Ine Me - a new piece for electronically enhanced voice and a bass instrument

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