|From left to right: President L. Randolph Lowry and his wife, Rhonda; Dr. Jerry Reed, and Patricia and Rodes Hart.|
|Patricia and Rodes Hart Chair of Piano Jerome Reed|
The Lipscomb University department of music in the College of Arts and Sciences is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music. The department of music is the first in the nation to require music majors to sit for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) exams. The department offers seven major programs of study and a variety of private lessons and ensembles. Applied music classes and private lessons are taught by full-time faculty members and professionals from the Nashville arts community including members of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra and leading studio musicians.