WORKSHOPS AND BAND CAMP

Villanova band playing at a tailgate.

 

 

BAND CAMP &
REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

2022 Villanova Band Camp registration closed on July 20th.   If you are still interested in participating in the band this fall and have not registered for Band Camp, please reach out to Director, Beth Sokolowski at elizabeth.sokolowski@villanova.edu.

Band Camp Schedule and Arrival Information can be found below:

 

SUMMER/FALL 2022

Welcome to our new VU BAND members, we can’t wait to meet you! And welcome back to our returning members! We are so excited about VU BAND CAMP 2022 and the 2022-2023 academic year!

2022 Villanova Band Camp registration closed on July 20th.   If you are still interested in participating in the band this fall and have not registered for Band Camp, please reach out to Director, Beth Sokolowski at elizabeth.sokolowski@villanova.edu.

Details about move-in and our general schedule for the week is below. In addition, your VU BAND Executive Board will be in touch about many fun social events and activities planned throughout the week.

New and returning members who live on campus will be able to move-in to their assigned on-campus dorms/apartments/rooms during the dates of arrival listed below.

You must have completed the registration by July 20th to move in, activate your wildcard, and have access for meals!

For all VU BAND members attending VU BAND CAMP 2022 there is a $100 meal fee to help offset the cost of meals throughout the week. All members, whether you live on or off campus, will have the opportunity to dine together for breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout VU BAND CAMP.

We will be reaching out via email to both new and returning members with more information about the VU BAND, with a more detailed 2022 VU BAND CAMP schedule, and info for new members about what you will need to bring with you for band when you move in.

Please check your VILLANOVA EMAIL frequently this summer for important details and updates about VU BAND and VU BAND CAMP 2022!

Regards,
Beth Sokolowski, Director of Bands, elizabeth.sokolowski@villanova.edu
Chris Leonard, VU Band President, cleonar8@villanova.edu

2022 VU BAND CAMP SCHEDULE:

SAT AUG 13: 
All VU Band Executive Board and Appointed Position members move-in beginning at 9:00 am. (More details to follow about move-in via email)

SUN AUG 14: 
All new and returning members of the VU DRUMLINE and MALLET SECTION move-in beginning at 9:00 am (More details to follow about move-in via email)

MON AUG 15: 
All new members who play wind and brass instruments and the remaining returning VU BAND members move-in beginning at 9:00 am (More details to follow about move-in via email)

10:00 AM: VU DRUMLINE and MALLET SECTION REHEARSAL (Band Room, St. Mary’s Hall)
4:00 PM:  Meal for all new members, their families, and all VU BAND Members (St. Mary’s Hall)
5:00 PM:  New VU BAND Member meeting (Band Room, St. Mary’s Hall)
6:00 PM:  VU BAND REHEARSAL – ALL VU BAND MEMBERS (Band Room, St. Mary’s Hall)

TUES AUG 16: VU BAND CAMP 2022

WED AUG 17: VU BAND CAMP 2022

THURS AUG 18: VU BAND CAMP 2022

FRI AUG 19: 

Morning: VU BAND rehearsal
12:00 PM: New VU Band members eat lunch, head back to their dorms to meet their roommates, and begin New Student Orientation!

For more information, or if you have questions about the VU Band, please email Beth Sokolowski, Director of Bands at elizabeth.sokolowski@villanova.edu

Looking ahead…

 

 

2021-22 ACADEMIC YEAR

Our regularly scheduled rehearsals for Fall 2022/Spring 2023 will be on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in the VU BAND Room located in the lower level of St. Mary’s Hall on West Campus.

Our first regular rehearsal is on the first Monday of the Semester, August 29, 2021.

For more information about the VU Band email Beth Sokolowski, Director of Bands.

Aug 15-19: Early Arrival Band Camp - Register Here

  • Special arrival date for new & returning Drumline & Mallet players:  8/14
  • Special arrival date for Exec Board & Appointed Positions: 8/13

Wed, Aug 24: First Day of Classes

Mon, Aug 29: First Band Regular Rehearsal, 6-8pm

Tues, Aug 30: Band Rehearsal, 6-8pm

Fri, Sep 2: VU Football Home Opener and the first performances of the 2022-2023 academic year for the VU BAND with our new members!

For more information, or if you have questions about the VU Band, please email Beth Sokolowski, Director of Bands at elizabeth.sokolowski@villanova.edu

 

 

 

 

 

TRAVELING TO VILLANOVA

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  • Most of our performances as well as the Summer Music Studies program are held in St. Mary's Hall, building number 53 on the campus map. Use the parking lot entrance labeled 'West Campus Entrance'.
  • Some larger events are held in the Villanova Room in the Connelly Center, building number 24 on the campus map.

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Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.