The music department provides and promotes music activities for the university and community, and provides instruction and experiences in music for majors and non-majors, enhanced by multi-cultural/global perspectives and the benefits of new technology. 


  • Saturday, December 3, 2022  (Early Scholarship Audition Day)
  • Saturday, January 28, 2023 (Scholarship Audition Day)
  • Saturday, February 18, 2023 (Scholarship Audition Day)
  • Saturday, March 4, 2023 (Scholarship Audition Day)
Music Business
Music Education
Music Therapy
Undergraduate Programs
M.A. in Music
M.S. in Music
Minor Options

Mission Statement

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.


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Contact Us

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

Katie Davis
Administrative Assistant
Buchanan House 206

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

News & Events

  1. A Unique and Inspiring Talent »


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

  2. English Opera Part of Baroque Music Festival »


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

  3. Digital Music and Art Fusion at Radford University »


    A visiting artist and Radford professor collaborate for world premiere.

  4. World Class Piano Trio Comes to Radford University »


    The University Performance Series presents Trio Con Brio - Copenhagen on Tuesday, October 11.

  5. Music for a Cause »


    Students and faculty performed a benefit concert for Ukraine at Radford's First Baptist Church on May 1.

  6. International Guitar Festival returns online »


    Following a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Department of Music’s 2021 International Guitar Festival returns in a virtual format, featuring a stellar lineup of acclaimed guitarists, musicians and performers from across the globe.