Welcome to Dana McCurdy’s website.


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Photo: Marlies Dambrot

For me, life is about learning and creative expression. My goal as a human being and a professional is to promote and facilitate these in every way I can.

As an educator, consultant, musician, facilitator, and writer, I look for ways to empower myself and others to share who we are with creativity, clarity, and compassion.

I invite you to explore these paths with me in the links below, and share my take on some avenues for expressing our human experience more fully.

Teaching & Consulting

Ever since I first heard the Beatles' "I Am the Walrus" as a teenager, I've been fascinated by the art and science of music technology, and how it contributes to the process of creative music making.

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Music/Production

From childhood on, I've always been surrounded by music and musicians, and felt inspired to follow in their footsteps, both through creating my own music, and supporting others in doing likewise.

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Drum Circles

Rhythm has always been the most compelling and visceral aspect of music for me, and the sheer variety and power of rhythmic sounds has led me, on my own and with others, to explore the endless potential of various hand drums and percussion instruments to weave beautiful patterns that satisfy and soothe the body, heart, and soul.

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Poems

Beyond the world of discovery that music has been for me, there was always the bigger world, a universe of questions about what we're all part of, how it works, and how we can best fit into the larger whole.

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