Department of Music

Dr. Keith Bradshaw, Department Chair

Office:   MU212
Phone:  435-586-586-7891
Email:    bradshaw@suu.edu

Dr. Keith Bradshaw

Dr. Keith M. Bradshaw serves as chair of the music department at Southern Utah University where he teaches courses in theory, aural skills, analysis, composition, and orchestration. He received his Ph.D. in composition from the University of Minnesota, and his M.M. and B.M. from Brigham Young University. Prior to coming to SUU, he founded the music program at Southern Virginia University, and served as chair of the division of arts. Compositionally his music is contemporary but accessible, and has been performed nationally and internationally. He has received numerous commissions and awards for his compositions, including a fellowship from the McKnight Foundation, two commissions from the Barlow Endowment, and winning the national "Welcome Christmas" Christmas carol contest from the American Composers Forum. He is currently composer-in-residence with the Orchestra of Southern Utah.  In addition to composition, Dr. Bradshaw is the founding director of the Red Rock Singers, a mixed choir of 40 voices in Cedar City, Utah, and has conducted various college and community choirs. He also works as an engraver, orchestrator, arranger, and transcriber, and has had his work published by Oxford, Alfred, and Sounds of Zion.