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.
First Day of Classes
First rehearsal for:
|26||First rehearsal for Gospel Choir (Chapel, 5:30-7:30pm)|
Activities Fair - Pavilion, 6-9pm
First rehearsal for Jazz Band, 6pm, Jazz Band Room, St. Mary's Hall.
|28||Villanova Student Theatre general body meeting. Please attend if you are interested in joining VST! 8pm, St. Mary's Room 14|
Wazobia - Jam @ the Oreo, 2pm
Performing Arts Camp begins in the late afternoon!
Wazobia - Back to School Extravaganza & Dance Party, Garey Hall Cafe, 10pm (open to all students)
|30||Improv Night hosted by VST & VSMT, 8pm, St. Mary's Auditorium/Theater (all are welcome to attend)
|1||Last day of Performing Arts Camp.|
|2-4||Fall Musical Auditions – Drood
Auditions for the Villanova Student Musical Theatre show The Mystery of Edwin Drood will be held in St. Mary’s Hall Theater/Auditorium. Auditions are open to all students. For more info or to sign up for an audition time, visit: http://vsmt2014.wix.com/drood#!auditions/cfvg
Auditions for Villanova’s Hip-Hop Group, Ablaze. 10-12 each day, location to be announced.
|8-9||Nova Nassa Auditions
Auditions for Villanova’s Indian/Bollywood/Hip-Hop Group, Nova Nassa. Auditions will be from 8-9pm each night. Check our bulletin board between St. Mary’s 14 & 16 location.
|12-13||A Capella Auditions
A Capella Auditions begin in the early evening, Ground Level Classrooms of St. Mary's Hall. SuperNovas, Sirens, Haveners, Spires, Vocal Minority, Nothing But Treble, and Minor Problem will all hear auditions on these date. Check the Newswire & Acapella Board in St. Mary's for details a few days before.
|19||Parents’ Weekend A Capella
A Capella groups perform for Parents’ Weekend. 8:30pm in the Villanova Room.
|21||Parents’ Weekend Showcase
Invite your parents to return to campus for our yearly Music Activities Showcase. Groups performing traditionally include Band, Wildcat Dancers, Voices, Orchestra, Dance Ensemble, Twirlers, Irish Dance Team, Jazz Band, Singers, Dance Team, and VSMT, ‘Nova Nassa, and others.
View performances and events for a complete list of performances for this Academic Year (upcoming & past).
Office of Music Activities
800 Lancaster Ave
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: (610) 519-5050
Fax: (610) 519-7596
E-mail: Visit our staff page.
Wazobia - Jam @ the Oreo
Friday, 8/29, 2pm
Music Activities Group Auditions
Fall Musical Auditions for VSMT's The Mystery of Edwin Drood. 9/2 & 3, St. Mary's Auditorium. For more info or to sign up for an audition time, visit: http://vsmt2014.wix.com/drood#!auditions/cfvg
Ablaze Dance Auditions - 9/6 & 7, 10am-noon. Location TBA.
Nova Nassa Dance Auditions - 9/8 & 9, 8-9pm each evening. Location TBA.
Acapella Auditions - 9/12 & 13. Look for information at the start of the semester. These are auditions for all 7 groups.
Most groups do not require auditions. Please join us at a rehearsal!
Join one of our performing groups! Stop by a rehearsal!
Dance - Dance Rehearsal Schedules to be announced
A Capella - A Capella schedules to be determined after fall auditions