Alan Dowling | Vic Firth Drum Set Artist

Alan Dowling


Alan Dowling started drumming in the 7th grade with a school marching/concert band. He is a Drum Instructor with the Holland College School of Performing Arts. He has performed or recorded with KINLEY, Irish Mythen, Doug Riley, Measha Bruggergosman and many others. He performed with the Charlottetown Festival for five years. Alan earned five East Coast Music Awards and has performed at many jazz festivals in Canada. He made guest appearances with Symphony Nova Scotia and the PEI Symphony Orchestra performing with “The Jive Kings”. Buddy Rich and Steve Gadd are his two biggest influences.

Behind the kit

Alan Dowling drum solo from November 2018 with Sean Ferris and Adam Hill.

Photo Credits:
Profile: Pearl Tanada Photography
Header: Ísjaki Studio