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 Music Professor in European Summer Tour »


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

  2. 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.

  3. Preschool of Rock »


    Radford Music professors release educational music collection for early learners.

  4. Grace and Style »


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

  5. 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. 

  6. 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.