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.

Commission New Music


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.


- A commission from Kate Steinbeck and Pan Harmonia to compose a triptych of art songs in celebration of Pan Harmonia's 20th season. This project is supported by a grant from the North Carolina Arts Council.

- Abandon - new music for Pierrot ensemble (flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano) and percussion

- The Flow - a debut novel, a psychological thriller.

- Harpsichord Concerto - new music for Harpsichord and String Orchestra

- Watercolors for Symphony Orchestra
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