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 instrumental and vocal performing groups as well as band front groups (twirlers and silks) and dance and theater activities.

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

Announcements

Villanova Summer Music Program Registration is open!  Visit the registration page.   (The Summer Music Program is a Graduate Course Summer Session for Music Educators.)

April

24
Spires & Haveners Spring Concert, 7:30pm, CEER 001
24-26
Villanova Student Musical Theatre presents Evil Dead: The Musical   Directed by students Pat Walsh & Jen Buono.  St. Mary's Auditorium, April 24th-26th at 8 PM with a special MIDNIGHT performance on Friday night!!
25

Jazz Band - Outdoor Concert, 2:30pm (Venue TBA)

Dance Company, Irish Dance Team, Wildcat Dancers, & Spires Formal, evening

26

Orchestra & Jazz Band Concert, St. Mary's Chapel, 2pm

Wazobia Showcase, CafĂ© Nova, time TBA

Gospel Choir Spring Service, Oreo, 5pm

Nothing But Treble Spring Concert, Driscoll, time TBA

Spires Sing for Earth Day (details, TBA)

27
Hear the Villanova Band in Concert. 3pm St. Mary's Chapel
28
VST & VSMT Formal
29 Vocal Minority & Supernovas Spring Semester Concert. 7pm CEER 001

Villanova Student Musical Theatre presents its Spring Cabaret, 8pm St. Mary's Auditorium/Theater.  There is a small charge for tickets.
30 Voices & Singers Formal

May

1
VSMT Cabaret - St. Mary's Auditorium, 8pm
3 Minor Problem - Spring Concert, Cinema, 7pm
4
Sirens - Spring Concert, Driscoll 134, 3pm
16
Members of the Band play for Commencement.   Seniors of the Voices, Singers, & Gospel Choir sing the National Anthem and Alma Mater.

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

Visit the Gospel Choir Event Page for details

Gospel Choir Concert

Upcoming Auditions

Music Activities Group Auditions
Most Music Activities groups do not have auditions!   To play in the band, jazz band, orchestra, women's choir (Voices), men's choir (Singers), Gospel Choir, or many other groups, just come to a rehearsal!   See the 'Rehearsals' box below.

Other Auditions
Auditions for all Auditioned Dance Groups, Spring Shows, & VSMT Cabaret have already taken place.

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 involoved, join us at a General Meeting, 2:30-3:30pm - St. Mary's Auditorium, 9/13, 9/27, 10/4, 10/25, 11/8, 11/22, 12/6.   Rehearsals for auditioned parts are held prior to  productions.
  • Villanova Student Theatre - Rehearsals prior to major productions.

Dance

  • Dance Company/Ensemble - Sun 11am-5pm; Mon 5-7:30pm; Wed 5:30-9pm
  • 'Nova Nassa - Sun 7:30-10pm; Mon 7:30pm-8:30pm; Wed 9-11pm
  • Ablaze - Sun 5-7:30pm; Mon 6-8pm
  • Irish Dance Team - Mon 8:30-10pm; Tues 8-10pm; Thurs 6-9pm

A Capella

  • Haveners - Sun 6-8pm; Mon 7-9pm; Wed 7-9pm
  • Nothing but Treble - Sun 1:30p-3:30pm; Thurs 6pm-8pm
  • Sirens - Mon 7:15-9:15pm; Wed 7:15pm-9:15pm
  • Supernovas - Sun 1-3pm; Mon 7:30-9pm; Thurs 6-7:30pm
  • Minor Problem - Sun 4:30-7:30pm; Mon 7:30-9:30pm; Wed 7:30-9:30pm;
  • Vocal Minority - Sun 1-3pm; Mon 9:15-10:30pm;

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