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 of Pan Harmonia to compose a new work in celebration of Pan Harmonia's 20th season. This project is supported by a grant from the North Carolina Arts Council.

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

- Harpsichord Concerto - new music for Harpsichord and String Orchestra

- Awakening - new music for Viola and Piano

- Watercolors for Symphony Orchestra
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