As a certified O'Connor methods teacher, McKeown’s teaching repertoire includes classical violin, Celtic rhythm guitar, and fiddle. Technique and theory comprises a large part of his instruction, and he attributes his successful methods to a diverse range of material, focusing on what interests each student, and his unwavering enthusiasm.


Musician for hire!
Karson plays in a number of different ensembles for events such as weddings, corporate events, house parties and birthdays.

The Trousers

Making a name for themselves as Ottawa’s hottest trad band, The Trousers are a dynamic duo that showcase music from their roots. Seasoned multi-instrumentalists Karson McKeown and Ross Davison are sure to have audiences unable to resist nodding and tapping their toes along to the beat of unique arrangements consisting of traditional Irish, Scottish, and Cape Breton tunes.