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, a cappella, 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


Theatre Department A Wonderful Noise Auditions & Callbacks.   For more information, visit:
3   Haveners perform at Bryn Mawr College's 2nd Annual A Cappella Festival: A Key to Change, hosted by The Extreme Keys.  Proceeds will go to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.  Doors open at 6pm, Thomas Great Hall, Bryn Mawr College.  Tickets $5 with a student ID, $10 for others.
10-18   The Band heads to Miami & South Florida on its yearly Fall Break Performance & Service Tour
10   Dance TeamWildcat Dancers, and Twirlers perform during the home Football game vs. URI, noon.   The Graduates lead the National Anthem.
22-31   Seussical
The Villanova Student Musical Theatre presents Seussical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.  St. Mary's Auditorium, 10/22-24 & 10/29-31 (Thurs-Sat each week) 8pm, additional matinee at 2pm on 10/31
24   Intercollegiate Irish Dance Competition
Villanova‚Äôs 3rd annual hosting of the Intercollegiate Irish Dance Competition.  Jake Nevin Fieldhouse.  To register as a group, for tickets, or more information, visit:  

The Villanova Pops present a concert as part of the Daniel Pearl World Music Days.  St. Mary's Chapel, 1pm.

ACappellaSPOlooza!  Join our seven A Cappella Groups in the Villanova Room on Saturday night at 7pm.    All proceeds are donated to the Villanova Special Olympics.
29   Daniel Pearl World Music Days Concert.   Join the Villanova Jazz Band in our musical offering to this worldwide event.  Connelly Cinema, 7:30pm.     To learn more about Daniel Pearl World Music Days, visit:
31   The Band plays for the home Football game vs. Maine, 7:30pm.  Dance Team, Wildcat Dancers, and Twirlers perform during the game.  The Singers lead the National Anthem.



Villanova hosts the Special Olympics Pennsylvania Fall Festival

  • The Band Plays at several SpO events
  • Many of our groups host events in 'O-Town' throughout the day on Saturday
7      Wildcat Dancers Showcase.   St. Mary's Theater, 7pm.

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 Events

VSMT presents Seussical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, October 22-24 & 29-31
irish dance fest
The 3rd Annual Villanova Intercollegiate Irish Dance Festival October 24th, Jake Nevin Field House
Villanova participates in the worldwide event with two performances: Pops Orchestra, 10/24, 1pm, St. Mary's Chapel Jazz Band, 10/29, 7pm, Cinema


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


  • 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.  


  • 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. 


  • 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 '15.

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

  • Haveners
  • Nothing but Treble - Tu 7:30-9:30; Sun 3-5; St. Mary's 14
  • 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