Meet Our Staff

Part Time Professional Staff
Jennifer Buono Villanova Voices Accompanist 12jenbuono@gmail.com
Nick Costa Percussion Specialist, Drum Line Coordinator nicholas.costa@villanova.edu
Jacquelyn Fowler Dance Team Coach jacquelynkupferer@gmail.com
Diane Gangi George Coordinator of the Band Auxiliary; Director of Wildcat Dancers & Twirlers diane.george@villanova.edu
John Krystyniak
Villanova Singers Director
john.f.krystyniak@gmail.com
Stephen McWilliams Villanova Student Theatre &
Villanova Student Musical Theatre Coordinator
stephen.mcwilliams@villanova.edu
Melissa Vella Salcedo Dance Ensemble Director melissavella@jaxumrecords.com
Emily Watkins Villanova Singers Accompanist ewatkinsct@gmail.com
William Whitaker Jazz Ensemble Director
Jazz Festival Director
Villanova Pops Director
bmwhit123@verizon.net
Ruth Winslow Gospel Choir Director REWinslow@aol.com
  • The general contact number for the Office of Music Activities is 610-519-5050.
  • The Music Activities fax number is 610-519-7596.
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Contact Us

Office of Music Activities
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Ave
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: (610) 519-5050
Fax: (610) 519-7596
E-mail:  Visit our staff page.

Villanova Singers
VILLANOVA SINGERS OPEN REHEARSAL: Sunday, September 24th, 4:30pm, St. Mary's Chapel! Join us for the first Villanova Singers "Open Rehearsal" of the semester. Sit in, check out the group, have some pizza, and get to know us! No auditions!
Performing Arts

Rehearsals

Join one of our performing groups! Stop by a rehearsal!

Instrumental

  • Band - Mon & Tu 6-8pm.  St. Mary's Band Room.
  • Jazz Band - Wed 6-8pm, St. Mary's Jazz Room.
  • Orchestra - Mon 7:30-9:30pm, St. Mary's Chapel.  Strings only Thurs 6-8pm, St. Mary's Chapel.  

Choral

  • Villanova Voices - MW 5-6:30; St. Mary's Auditorium.
  • Villanova Singers - MW 5-6:30; St. Mary's Chapel

Theatre

  • Villanova Student Musical Theatre - To get involved, join us at a General Meeting, dates will be posted here near the start of the Fall Semester.   Rehearsals for auditioned parts are held prior to productions.
  • Villanova Student Theatre - Rehearsals for auditioned parts are held prior to productions.

Dance - most Rehearsals take place in St. Mary's Dance Studio.   Following is LAST YEAR's schedule.   This will be updated at the start of Fall '17.

  • Dance Company/Ensemble - Sun, 10-4:30; Mon 8-10pm; Wed 6-8pm
  • 'Nova Nassa - Sun, 8:30-11:30pm; Mon 10-11:30pm; Wed 8-11pm
  • Ablaze - Sun, 6:30-8:30pm; Tues 5:30-7:30pm
  • Irish Dance Team - Mon, 6-8pm; Tues 7:30-9:30pm; Thurs 8-11pm; Sat 1-3pm
  • Wazobia - Fri 4:30-7pm; Sat 9am-1pm
  • Superlative - Sun 4-6pm; Fri 2-4:30pm
  • Baila Latino - Tues 9:30pm-11pm; Sat 3-5

A Capella - schedules to be determined after fall auditions

  • Haveners
  • Minor Problem
  • Nothing but Treble
  • Sirens
  • Spires
  • Supernovas
  • Vocal Minority

Villanova Music Downloads

* vualmamater.pdf
VU Alma Mater Sheet Music
* alma_mater_band.mp3
VU Alma Mater Played by VU Band
* vufightsong.pdf
VU Fight Song Sheet Music
* alma_mater_singers.mp3
VU Alma Mater Sung by VU Singers
* fight_song.mp3
VU Fight Song Performed by VU Band