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

Nancy Houff
Administrative Assistant
Buchanan House 206

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

News & Events

  1. Radford University's Inaugural Health and Wellness Awareness Week Ignites Inspiration in Students »


    Radford University's Music Department proudly launched its first-ever Health and Wellness Awareness Week over the past weekend, leaving a resounding impact on students' physical and mental well-being.

  2. Something to Crowe About »


    Recent Radford Music grad, Hudson Crowe, has landed overseas in the middle of a dream.  

  3. Radford Music Professor in European Summer Tour »


    Dr. Robert Trent discusses his performances in Portugal and Spain this summer.

  4. Radford students score big in international competition »


    Radford University music majors Meridythe Witt and Ian Epperly bring home  honors in the  Great Plains International Marimba Competition.

  5. Preschool of Rock »


    Radford Music professors release educational music collection for early learners.

  6. Grace and Style »


    Radford University Music Therapy graduate student Grace Pfleger is poised for the Miss Virginia contest.