Our Mission

The Radford University Department of Music provides innovative, creative instruction and experiences in music for students from diverse backgrounds, enhanced by multicultural/global perspectives and the benefits of new technology, preparing professional, entrepreneurial, and scholarly musicians who function both independently and in community with others.

Degree Programs

Undergraduate Programs
M.A. in Music
M.S. in Music

Concentrations and Minors

Music Business
Music Education
Music Therapy
Minor Options


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Contact Us

Department of Music
P.O. Box 6968
Radford, VA 24142
Phone: 540-831-5177
Fax: 540-831-6133

Monica Kennedy
Administrative Assistant
Buchanan House 206

Dr. R. Wayne Gallops
Chair of  the Department of Music
Buchanan House 207

News & Events

  1. Radford’s semester ends with international music »


    Radford University’s Music Department will host three days of international music at the end of the semester between April 27 and 29. 

  2. Exploring the Dark Side of the Moon »


    The College of Visual and Performing Arts celebrates the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s landmark concept album, Dark Side of the Moon, with a free live performance.

  3. Memorial Festival and Competition Marks 40 Years »


    The 40th annual Rebecca Orr Memorial Piano Technique Festival and Scholarship Competition took place on Saturday.

  4. Two Piano Masters Come to Radford in March »


    Two piano concerts take place in March.

  5. A Unique and Inspiring Talent »


    A remarkable piano talent, Nick van Bloss, comes to Radford University Jan. 18.

  6. English Opera Part of Baroque Music Festival »


    The opera Venus and Adonis will be performed twice during the Baroque music festival week.