Kevin Watson

Chair, Music Education
Associate Professor
Director - Jazz Ensemble
Office: TC 116
Phone: (519) 661-2111 x85896

Kevin Watson is an Associate Professor of Music Education specializing in music psychology and jazz pedagogy. Dr. Watson is the Artistic Director of the Western University Jazz Ensemble, and is also co-director of the Western Young Winds program. His research focuses on the areas of jazz education and music teacher preparation and his work is published in major journals including the Journal of Research in Music Education and Music Education Research. He has presented his research at international conferences in England, Brazil, and the United States, and he regularly serves as a music festival adjudicator and clinician (jazz and concert band). Dr. Watson is a graduate of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and the Berklee College of Music. For more information, see