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Get Involved in the Arts on Campus!!

Are you an incoming student looking to continue playing, dancing, acting, or singing in college?   Music Activities is the place for you!   SIGN UP for one of our groups or LEARN MORE by browsing through our offerings.

The Office of Music Activities promotes, maintains, and supervises the efforts of student performing groups on the Villanova campus. These groups include bands, choirs, a cappella, 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.

Support Music Activities on 1842 Day!
You can donate to your favorite music activities group on 1842 Day!

View performances and events for a complete list of performances for this Academic Year (upcoming & past).

Coming Up At Music Activities

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Contact Us

Office of Music Activities
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Ave
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: (610) 519-7214
Fax: (610) 519-7596
E-mail:  Visit our staff page.

Rehearsals

Join one of our performing groups! Check group webpages for contact information!

Our groups are hosting some virtual content as we monitor the current situation.  Please reach out to any groups that you are interested in.   We want to include any interested students in both virtual content and limited social activities.  When we resume in-person rehearsals, we will follow a schedule close to the one below, though many groups will meet outdoors initially.

Instrumental

  • Band - Mon & Tu 6-8pm.  outdoors
  • Jazz Band - Wed 6-8pm, St. Mary's Hall
  • Chamber Strings - Mon 7:30-9:30pm, St. Mary's Hall

Choral

  • Villanova Voices - MW 5:30-7:00; Fri 2-3:30pm; Mullen Center for the Performing Arts (for F2020 - each participant attends one session per week)
  • Villanova Singers - Th 5:30-7 & Sun 12:45-2:15; Mullen Center for the Performing Arts

Dance - Rehearsals take place in St. Mary's Dance Studio, The Mullen Center Dance Studio, and St. Mary's Chapel

The following days/times are an example of the time committment for each group.  A new schedule will be determined at the start of Fall 2020.

  • Dance Company/Ensemble - Sun, 10-4:30; Mon 8-10pm; Wed 6-8pm
  • 'Nova Nassa - Sun 7:30-10:30pm; MW 8:30-11pm
  • 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

Villanova Music Downloads

* vualmamater.pdf
VU Alma Mater Sheet Music
* alma_mater_band.mp3
VU Alma Mater Played by VU Band
* vufightsong.pdf
VU Fight Song Sheet Music
* alma_mater_singers.mp3
VU Alma Mater Sung by VU Singers
* fight_song.mp3
VU Fight Song Performed by VU Band