Office of Music Activities

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The Office of Music Activities promotes, maintains, and supervises the efforts of student performing groups on the Villanova campus. These groups include bands, choirs, acapella, orchestra, dance groups, theater, musical theater and band auxiliary (half time dances & twirlers).

The Office of Music Activities provides Villanova students with unique opportunities to perform, travel, and share their talents and interests. Villanova musicians, dancers, and actors are from every school in the University. They form close friendships and develop high standards of performance, balanced by a spirit of fun and excitement.


COMING UP AT MUSIC ACTIVITIES

January

23 The Band V-Shirt Sale, Connelly lobby 9am-4pm.

The Band plays for the Women's Basketball Game vs. Seton Hall, 7pm in the Pavilion.  The Supernovas lead the National Anthem and Wildcat Dancers & Irish Dance Team perform during the game.
24 AUDITIONS for ACAPELLA- Haveners, Minor Problem, NBT, Sirens, Spires, & Vocal Minority are holding auditions for Spring Semester on Saturday, January 24th in St. Mary's Hall (lower level)!  Signups begin at 8:30 am. Please prepare a verse and a chorus of at least one audition song (keep an alternate in mind). Come out and show us what you've got! We can't wait to hear you!
25 The Band plays for the Women's Basketball Game vs. St. John's at noon in the Pavilion.  The Gospel Choir leads the National Anthem and Wildcat Dancers and Twirlers Kaitlin Broomell & Melissa March perform during the game.

The Band plays for the Men's Basketball Game vs. Creighton, 9pm in the Pavilion.  The Supernovas lead the National Anthem and Dance Team & Twirler Helen Gassman perform during the game.
29 Supernovas host the Yale Wiffenpoofs in an Acapella concert - St. Mary's Chapel, 8:30pm
29-30 Ablaze bake sale outside Cafe Nova, 11am-3pm
30 Villanova Student Musical Theatre General Body Meeting - 3pm, St. Mary's Room 16
30-31 Villanova Student Theatre One Acts - Each evening at 8pm.  St. Mary's Theater/Auditorium

February

4 The Band plays for the Men's Basketball Game vs. Marquette, 7pm at the Wells Fargo Center.  Gospel Choir leads the National Anthem and Dance Team performs at half time.
6 Spires Alumni concert - St. Mary's Chapel, 8pm
7 The Band plays for the Men's Basketball Game vs. Georgetown, 2pm at the Wells Fargo Center.  Dance Team performs at half time.
13 The Band plays for the Women's Basketball Game vs. Butler, 7pm in the Pavilion.  Vocal Minority leads the National Anthem and Wildcat Dancers perform at half time.
14 The Band plays for Early Action Candidates Day.
15 The Band plays for the Women's Basketball Game vs. Xavier, 1pm in the Pavilion.  The Singers lead the National Anthem and Wildcat Dancers perform at half time.
16 The Band plays for the Men's Basketball Game vs. Seton Hall, 7pm in the Pavilion.  Vocal Minority leads the National Anthem and Dance Team performs at half time.
17-21 Merrily We Roll Along
The Villanova Student Musical Theatre Presents Merrily We Roll Along by Stephen Sondheim.  St. Mary's Auditorium, 2/17-21  (Tues-Sat) 8pm, additional matinee at 2pm on 2/21.

View performances and events for a complete list of performances for this Academic Year (upcoming & past).

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.

Featured Event

OneActs


The Villanova Student Theatre presents
Two Nights of One Acts
St. Mary's Theater, January 30-31

Upcoming Auditions

Acapella Auditions

Haveners, Minor Problem, NBT, Sirens, Spires, & Vocal Minority are holding auditions for Spring Semester on Saturday, January 24th in St. Mary's Hall (lower level)!  Signups begin at 8:30 am. Please prepare a verse and a chorus of at least one audition song (keep an alternate in mind). Come out and show us what you've got! We can't wait to hear you!

Music Activities Group Auditions

Student Theatre and Musical Theater have held auditions for their first spring shows.   Watch for an audition announcement for VSMT's 3rd Show and their end of semester Cabaret.

Other Auditions
Most groups do not require auditions.  Please join us at a rehearsal!

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 8-10pm, St. Mary's Chapel.  Strings only Thurs 6-8pm, St. Mary's Chapel.  

Choral

  • Gospel Choir - Tu & Th 5:30-7:30, St. Mary's Chapel (Tu) & Jazz Band Room (Th)
  • Villanova Voices - MW 5-6:30; St. Mary's Chapel.  
  • Villanova Singers - MW 5-6:30; St. Mary's Auditorium. 

Theatre

  • Villanova Student Musical Theatre - To get involved, join us at a General Meeting, 2:30-3:30pm - St. Mary's Auditorium, 8/29, 9/5, 9/19, 10/3, 10/10, 10/24, 11/14, 11/21, 12/5.   Rehearsals for auditioned parts are held prior to productions.
  • Villanova Student Theatre - Rehearsals for auditioned parts are held prior to productions.

Dance - Dance Rehearsals all take place in St. Mary's Dance Studio

  • Dance Company/Ensemble - Sun, 1-5; Mon 6-8; Wed 6-8:30
  • 'Nova Nassa - Sun, 7-9; Mon 9:30-11; Wed 8:30-11
  • Ablaze - Sun, 5-7; Tues 5:30-7:30
  • Irish Dance Team - Mon, 8-9:30; Tues 7:30-9:30; Thurs 6-9
  • Wazobia - Tues 9:30-11; Thurs 9-11; Fri 7-9
  • Superlative - Sunday 9-11:30
  • Breakdance - Friday 3-5
  • Baila Latino - Friday 5-7; Sat 2-5
  • Tae Kwan Do - Sat 10-2
  • Marital Arts - Sat 5-6:30

A Capella - A Capella schedules to be determined after fall auditions

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

Villanova Music Downloads

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