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

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.  The Voices lead the National Anthem and Dance Team and Irish Dance Team perform during the game.
5-6 Singing Valentines sales in Connelly Lobby, 10-4 each day.  The Singers will deliver Singing Valenties all day on 2/13 - order yours today!
6 Spires Alumni concert - CEER 001, 8pm
7 The Band plays for the Men's Basketball Game vs. Georgetown, 2pm at the Wells Fargo Center.   Dance Team & Wildcat Dancers perform during the game.
9-13 Singing Valentines sales in Connelly Lobby, 10-4 each day.  The Singers will deliver Singing Valenties all day on 2/13 - order yours today!
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Villanova Singers perform Singing Valenties Live On-Campus!    Order a valentine today by visiting the Music Activities Store!!   Note: Delivery day is Friday, the day before Valentines Day.   New this year are personalized Video Valentines, delivered to inboxes on Saturday, Valentine's Day itself.

The Band plays for the Women's Basketball Game vs. Butler, 7pm in the Pavilion.  Vocal Minority leads the National Anthem and Wildcat Dancers and Twirler Helen Gassmann perform during the game.

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 Ablaze & Wildcat Dancers perform during the game.
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 & Nova Nassa perform during the game.
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.
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Villanova Student Musical Theatre General Body Meeting - 3pm, St. Mary's Room 16
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The Band plays for the Men's Basketball Game vs. Providence, 7pm in the Pavilion.  The Voices lead the National Anthem and Dance Team & Wildcat Dancers perform during the game.
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The Band plays for the Women's Basketball Game vs. Providence, 1pm in the Pavilion.  Twirlers & feature twirler Melissa March perform during the game.
27-28

The Villanova Voices & Singers International Tour to Prague & Vienna.   February 27-March 7.

  • Visits to Nuremburg, World War II Museum, Old Town Square in Prague and the Charles Bridge

March

1 The Band plays for the Women's Basketball Game vs. Creighton, 1pm in the Pavilion.  Wazobia performs during the game.
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The Villanova Voices & Singers International Tour to Prague, Salzberg, & Vienna.   February 27-March 7.

  • Sunday 3/1:  Voices and Singers sing for Mass at the Church of St. Thomas, the Augustinian Church in Prague.
  • Monday 3/2:  Afternoon Benefit Concert at St. Nicholas Church.
  • Tuesday 3/3:  Visits to Cesky Krumlov village and Castle and traditional Heuriger Abend.
  • Wedensday 3/4: Guided tour of Vienna and Hofburg Palace.  Noon Service participation at St. Stephan's Cathedral.
  • Thursday 3/5:  Tour of Melk Abbey with a performance in the Abbey Chapel.   Upon arrival in Salzburg we will tour the sights from The Sound of Music including the Wedding Chapel and Maria's Gazebo.
  • Friday 3/6:  Visit to the Mirabell Palace and Mozart Museum.   We perform in a Lunchtime Concet in the Salzberg Cathedral.   We attend an evening concert in the Salzburg Fortress for music by Mozart followed by our Farewell Banquet.
  • Saturday 3/7:  Visti the Hallein Salt Mines on the way to Munich Airport.

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

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