Taylor Watts joined the faculty of Kell High School as the Associate Director of Bands in 2013 after graduating magna cum laude from the University of Georgia Honors Program with a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education. He serves the band program as the primary conductor of the Symphonic, Concert, and Jazz bands and guides the Kell Leadership Training Program during the spring semester.
As a drum major instructor and leadership specialist, Mr. Watts has been blessed to work alongside the staff of the Music For All Summer Symposium Drum Major Institute, George N. Parks Drum Major Academy, UGA Summer Marching Drum Major Camp, Georgia State University Student Leadership Institute, and Texas A&M-Commerce Drum Major Camp – focusing on widening students’ situational perspective while helping them develop communication and interpretation skills to positively inspire change.
Mr. Watts works actively as a clinician, adjudicator, and private lessons instructor for both saxophone and conducting. He currently resides in Kennesaw, Georgia with his loving wife, Caitlin, and their adorable troupe of animal companions.