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Band Camp

2020 VU Band Camp

There will be no early arrival band camp in Fall of 2020.   

To sign up for band (no audition necessary) please email your contact info and instrument to the Band President, William Mallory wmallory@villanova.edu and Band Director, Elizabeth.Sokolowski@villanova.edu, or click on the "Sign Up" box at right.

In lieu of band camp we are exploring holding rehearsals during the weekend of September 4-7, 2020, Music Activities Workshop Weekend.

Fall Instrument Drop-Off

Students are welcome to drop off instruments to the band room on thier move-in day during the following hours:

Incoming students:  Aug 11 or 12, 10am-4pm

Returning students:  Fri, Aug 14, 10am-4pm; Aug 15 & 16, 2pm-4pm only

All returning students and incoming students who signed up for band should have received an email with details & directions to the band room.   It is not to late to sign-up.   Click the green box at right (or below on a mobile device) to sign up for band or another group.

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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

Performing Arts Groups

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Choirs

Villanova Singers (all male)
Villanova Voices (all female)
Villanova Gospel Ensemble

Dance Groups

Ablaze (Hip-Hop)
Dance Company & Ensemble
Irish Dance Team
Nova On Pointe (Ballet)
Nova NASSA (Indian/Hip-Hop)
The Superlative (Hip-Hop)
Wazobia African Dance Company

Instrumental

Villanova Band (including scramble band, pep band, concert band)
Villanova Orchestra
Jazz Ensemble

Theater Groups

Villanova Student Music Theatre
Villanova Student Theatre
Music Activities Stage Crew (MASC)

Band Auxiliary 

Dance Team
Twirlers
Wildcat Dancers