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Scott Watson

Adjunct Professor of Music, Commercial Music


  • D.M.A. in Composition, Temple University
  • M.M. in Composition, Temple University
  • B.S. in Music Education, West Chester University


Dr. Scott Watson is Professor of Music at Liberty University and Cairn University (Langhorne, PA), teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in music composition/arranging, music education and technology. For 35 years he was an instrumental and elective music teacher in the Parkland School District (Allentown, PA), first as high school Director of Bands, then as coordinator of the elementary band/strings programs (one of the largest in the region), teaching 1st- and 2nd-year band. 

He is a frequently commissioned composer with more than 100 published pieces for band and strings at all levels that have been performed around the world at venues including the Academy of Music (Philadelphia), the Midwest Clinic (Chicago), and the White House. He is an exclusive composer/clinician for Alfred Publications and a contributor to their Sound Innovations band series. Watson has presented numerous music education workshops/clinics, frequently serves as guest conductor/clinician for honor/festival bands, and is the author of the highly regarded, Using Technology to Unlock Musical Creativity (©2011, Oxford University Press). To learn more, visit www.scottwatsonmusic.com.

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