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Mr. Malcolm J. Watson is entering his third year as Assistant Director of Bands at Rockdale County High School. The RCHS Concert Band, Jazz Band, and Percussion Ensemble have consistently earned Superior Ratings under his leadership. 

One of the rising music educators in the State of Georgia, Mr.Watson, teaches locally in the Metro Atlanta area as a clinician and an advocate for music. He has worked in band programs in Bartow, Cobb, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Hall, and Henry County Schools. He is graduate of Luella High School in Locust Grove, GA where he participated in the concert band, marching band, and jazz ensemble. In 2021, Mr.Watson earned his Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Georgia State University where he previously spent his student teaching at Dutchtown High School and Stephenson Middle School.

His primary instrument is Euphonium, with proficiencies in Tuba, Trombone, and Piano. During his education at GSU, Malcolm has performed in various ensembles that include the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, GSU Jazz Big Band, Emory Jazz Ensemble, GSU Marching Panther Band, Panther Basketball Band, Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble, Sweet N’ Low Brass Ensemble, and Trombone Choir. His private Euphonium instructors include Jason Casanova,  

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Malcolm J Watson
Assistant Director of Bands

Eric Bubacz, and Adam Frey. He has also had conducting opportunities with the GSU Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble and Wind Orchestra as the winner of the 2020 Undergraduate Conducting Competition.


Mr. Watson is a proud member of Kappa Kappa Psi, National Honorary Band Fraternity, Inc., and the National Association for Music Educators (NAfME). His previous leadership roles involved being the section leader for the GSU Low Brass section, Music Committee Chair, and President of the Nu Alpha Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi. His leisurely activities include making electronic music, hiking, watching basketball, enjoying delicious food, and playing chess.

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Rockdale County High School Band takes the time to recognize our past directors who contributed to developing the program we have today.

Conrad Leo (1977–1979)

Roger Wolfe (1979–2007)

Scott Stanton (2007-2012)

Christopher Coleman (2012-2015)

R. Kevin Brown (2015-2019)

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