Dr. C. David Ragsdale

Department Chair, Music Director of Bands,


301 Sparkman Drive
Roberts Hall
Room 102A
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Dr. C. David Ragsdale is Professor and Chair of the Department of Music at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. In addition to his administrative responsibilities, Dr. Ragsdale teaches courses in music education and conducting. In 2015, Dr. Ragsdale was named the UAH College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Professor of the Year.

Curriculum Vitae


  • D.M.A., Instrumental Conducting, University of Miami
  • M.M., Instrumental Conducting Winthrop University
  • B.M., Music Education, Hayes School of Music - Appalachian State University


  • College Band Directors National Association
  • Alabama Music Educators Association
  • Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia - Professional Music Fraternity for Men
  • Pi Kappa Lambda - National Honorary Music Fraternity
  • Kappa Delta Pi - National Honorary Education Fraternity
  • Tau Beta Sigma - National Band Fraternity