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Alan Dowling
Alan Dowling is a drummer and music educator based in Charlottetown, PEI. He has performed and/or recorded with KINLEY, Dylan Menzie, Dennis Ellsworth, Jenni & The Hummingbird, Irish Mythen, Meaghan Blanchard, the Charlottetown Festival, Doug Riley, The Jive Kings, Measha Bruggergosman and many others.

Alan is a Sessional Drum Instructor at Holland College and served for seven years as Head of the Music Performance program at the Holland College School of Performing Arts. He is an active performer and studio musician in many genres and has played and recorded with artists covering such styles as rock, country, pop, Celtic, jazz, classical and world music.

He performed as the onstage drummer with the Charlottetown Festival for five years and earned four ECMA awards and several Music PEI awards for recordings. He has performed at jazz festivals in Quebec, Nova Scotia and PEI and has made guest appearances with Symphony Nova Scotia and the PEI Symphony Orchestra.

Alan is an artist for Sabian, Vic Firth and Anthology Gear Wear. Photo credit: Darrell Theriault.


Upcoming Gigs

Monday, November 18, 2019
Alan Dowling
1:50 PM Drum Clinic - Stratford Elementary School Stratford, PE, Canada
Drum Clinic with bucket drumming students of music teacher Ellen Davis!

Saturday, November 23, 2019
Alan Dowling
7:00 PM Charlottetown Jazz Ensemble - Florence Simmons Performance Hall Charlottetown, PE, Canada
The 18-piece Charlottetown Jazz Ensemble performs at the Florence Simmons Performance Hall for the first time!

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Alan Dowling
12:00 PM Generation Drum ensemble - Florence Simmons Performance Hall Charlottetown, PE, Canada
FREE Noon showcase featuring SoPA Music students!

Thursday, December 12, 2019
Alan Dowling
7:00 PM SoPA Music Perfomance Showcase - Florence Simmons Performance Hall Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Alan Dowling
7:00 PM SoPA Music Showcase - Generation Drum (Florence Simmons Hall) Charlottetown, PE, Canada