Villanova Voices

The Villanova Voices is the oldest women's organization within Villanova University.  Originally called the Villanova Women's Glee Club, the group was founded shortly after Villanova became coeducational in 1960 by twenty ambitious women from the University's College of Nursing.  These talented young women now have a new name and a new image.  Over fifty Voices now join together from diverse fields of study, and share their common love: music.

Becoming increasingly visible on and off campus, the Voices perform at several functions each year.  They continue to sing at various Wildcat games, Special Olympics ceremonies, and at local charity events.  They also warmly spread holiday cheer with senior citizens at several nursing homes and with the people of Philadelphia at the King of Prussia mall.  The annual Winter and Spring concerts with the Villanova Singers, however, remain the highlight of each semester.  Working together, the two groups have enjoyed the challenge of preparing many difficult pieces like Handel’s Messiah, Rutter’s Gloria, Faure's Requiem, Bernstein's Chichester Psalms, and Mozart's Coronation Mass. The Voices tour in the U.S. and abroad.

For more information, contact the Voices President or visit the Villanova Voices Website.

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Featured Event

Drood


Jazz Ensemble Christmas Concert
Bell Aire Terrace, Connelly Center, 12/5

Upcoming Auditions

Music Activities Group Auditions

Auditions for VST One Acts.  Details will be posted once works are chosen from submissions due 11/14. 

Tips for picking monologue:

  • Pick one that fits your age range and gender (If you're a young female, don't pick King Lear's monologue!)
  • Pick one you enjoy! (The audience won't love it unless you love it!)
  • Something you connect with/understand (It makes it easier to perform when you connect with the character you play)

Acapella, auditioned Dance Groups, and Theater Groups with Fall Productions have all held their Auditions.   Check back near the end of the semester for mid-academic year opportunities to audition.

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 Rehearsal Schedules to be announced

  • Dance Company/Ensemble
  • 'Nova Nassa
  • Ablaze
  • Irish Dance Team
  • Wazobia

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