Meet Our Staff

Additional Staff
Jennifer Buono Villanova Voices Accompanist jbuono1@villanova.edu
Nick Costa Percussion Specialist, Drum Line Coordinator nickcostamusic@me.com
Diane Gangi George Coordinator of the Band Auxiliary:  Dance Team, Wildcat Dancers, & Twirlers diane.george@villanova.edu
John Krystyniak
Villanova Singers Director
john.f.krystyniak@gmail.com
Jacquelyn Kupferer Dance Consultant jacquelynkupferer@gmail.com
Stephen McWilliams Villanova Student Theatre &
Villanova Student Musical Theatre Coordinator
stephen.mcwilliams@villanova.edu
Melissa Vella Salcedo Dance Ensemble Director melissavella@jaxumrecords.com
Emily Watkins Villanova Singers Accompanist ewatkinsct@gmail.com
William Whitaker Jazz Ensemble Director
Jazz Festival Director
Villanova Pops Director
bmwhit123@verizon.net
Ruth Winslow Gospel Choir Director REWinslow@aol.com
  • The general contact number for the Office of Music Activities is 610-519-5050.
  • The Music Activities fax number is 610-519-7596.
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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.

Parents Weekend
- Parents' Weekend Showcase - Sunday, September 18th, 1pm • Villanova Room

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 7:30-9:30pm, 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 Auditorium.
  • Villanova Singers - MW 5-6:30; St. Mary's Chapel

Theatre

  • 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 '16.

  • Dance Company/Ensemble - Sun, 10-4:30; Mon 8-10pm; Wed 6-8pm
  • 'Nova Nassa - Sun, 8:30-11:30pm; Mon 10-11:30pm; Wed 8-11pm
  • Ablaze - Sun, 6:30-8:30pm; Tues 5:30-7:30pm
  • Irish Dance Team - Mon, 6-8pm; Tues 7:30-9:30pm; Thurs 8-11pm; Sat 1-3pm
  • Wazobia - Fri 4:30-7pm; Sat 9am-1pm
  • Superlative - Sun 4-6pm; Fri 2-4:30pm
  • Baila Latino - Tues 9:30pm-11pm; Sat 3-5

A Capella - schedules to be determined after fall auditions

  • Haveners
  • Minor Problem
  • Nothing but Treble
  • Sirens
  • Spires
  • Supernovas
  • 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