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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 / Student Performing Arts 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 / Student Performing Arts 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 / Student Performing Arts 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.

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

Coming Up at Music Activities

May 1 - The Villanova Singers and Villanova Voices record their year end concerts  in the Topper Theatre.

May 13-15 - Members of the Band, Voices, Singers, A Cappella, Student Theatre, & Student Musical Theatre participate in Commencement activities throughout the weekend. 

Coming Up At Music Activities / Student Performing Arts

Contact Us

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

Rehearsals - 2021

Join one of our performing groups! Fill out the Signup Form!

Music Activities / Student Performing Arts has returned to in-person rehearsals in the Spring Semester.   We are limiting the numbers of students who attend each session, but we can include you! Fill out our group interest form to join or contact the directors in each area.

Instrumental - Contact elizabeth.sokolowski@villanova.edu

Rehearsal locations include the St. Mary's Chapel & Band Room

  • Band - M/Tu 7-8:30; F 3-4:30
  • Jazz Band - W 7:30-9pm
  • Chamber Strings - M/W, 6-7:30pm

Choral - Contact christine.nass@villanova.edu

Location:  Music Activities / Student Performing Arts Tent, St. Mary's Theatre, Band Room, & Dance Studio 

  • Villanova Voices - MW 5:30-7:00; Fri 2-3:30pm
  • Villanova Singers - Th 5:30-7 & Sun 12:45-2:15
  • A Cappella - 8 groups by audition, next round of auditions will be early fall semester

Dance - Contact george.pinchock@villanova.edu

Rehearsals take place in the Music Activities / Student Performing Arts Tent, St. Mary's Chapel, & Jake Nevin Fieldhouse.

  • Dance Company - M 8:45-10:15pm; Sun 7-8:30pm
  • Dance Ensemble - Tu 5-6:30pm
  • 'Nova Nassa - W 7:30-9pm; Sun 8-9:30pm
  • Ablaze - Th 5-6:30pm; Sun 4-5:30pm
  • Irish Dance - M 5-6:30pm; W 5:30-7pm
  • Nova Noise (tap) - Thurs 6:45-8:15pm; Sun 6-7:30pm
  • Wazobia - Sun 6-7:30pm; Wed  6:30-8pm
  • Superlative - Tu/Th 9-10:30pm
  • Dance Team - Tu/Th 6-7:30pm
  • Twirlers - Th 8:30-10pm; Sui 10:15-11:45am

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