Clubs & Organizations

Search

Filter

Chamber Music Program

Open to:

Undergraduate, graduate, and adult & professional studies students

The Chamber Music Program, open to students of all levels and all instruments, emphasizes small ensemble playing. Student groups (piano four-hand, guitar duos, trios, quartets, etc.) vary according to instrumentation and ability. All groups are coached by professional musicians. Performance opportunities include studio recitals, chamber concerts, and mini-chamber recitals. Students receive academic credit for participation.

Contact:

Color Guard

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Color Guard pairs choreographed flag, riffle, and sabre routines to the music of the Marching Band.

Widener Band & Color Guard

Contact:

Director of Athletic Bands

Gospel Choir

Open to:

Undergraduate, graduate, and adult & professional studies students

The Gospel Choir gives several musical performances throughout the year both on and off campus, including performances at the Martin Luther King Memorial Service and Jesse Anderson Awards Dinner at Widener, and songfests with other local universities and colleges. Students receive academic credit for participation. The group rehearses weekly and offers at least one concert a semester for both the university and local community.

Contact:

Jazz Ensemble

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Led by internationally recognized jazz artist John Vanore, the Jazz Ensemble is built on the model of the contemporary jazz orchestra. The repertoire is based on compositions from the libraries of Thad Jones, Woody Herman, Maynard Ferguson, Oliver Nelson, Vanore, and others. Improvisation workshops and use of the recording studio round out the Jazz Ensemble experience. The group rehearses weekly and offers concerts for both the university and local community.

Widener Band & Color Guard
  • Kapelski Learning Center
    Rehearsal Hall (LC2)

Contact:

Keepin' It Trill

Open to:

Undergraduate, graduate, and adult & professional studies students

Keepin' It Trill is Widener's student-run a cappella vocal group. They rehearse weekly and perform a variety of a cappella selections such as "Send My Love" by Adele, Let Me Love You/Closer Mashup, "Run To You" by The Pentatonix, and have recorded Widener's Alma Mater - "Blue and Gold" - by John Vanore.

Contact:

Marching Band

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Marching Band brings together the elements of woodwinds, brass, marching percussion, and color guard to perform at football games and other university events.

Widener Band & Color Guard
  • Marching Band Practice Field

Contact:

Pride Pack Dance Team

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Pride Pack Dance Team is a dance organization filled with spirit that helps cheer on Widener sports teams at athletic competitions. Pride Pack enables students to create bonds with each other and to promote enthusiasm for their peers.

The FreshBaked Theatre Company

A performance ensemble for audiences of all ages, The FreshBaked Theatre Company is dedicated to exploring "as honestly and responsibly as possible the dilemmas and celebrations that life throws at young people in this incredibly complicated world." Past performances of The FreshBaked Theatre Company include: Romeo and Juliet; The Legend of Sleepy Hollow; Goodbye, Marianne; and The Odyssey.

Contact:

The Lone Brick Theatre Company

Open to:

Undergraduate, graduate, and adult & professional studies students

The Lone Brick Theatre Company is Widener’s resident theatre company dedicated to producing nontraditional theater through innovative scripts, staging, directing, and performance. All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to join in this up-and-coming theatre group. Past performances of The Lone Brick Theatre Company include: Very Still & Hard to See; Dissever My Soul; Distracted; Lysistrata.

Widener Chorale

Open to:

Undergraduate, graduate, and adult & professional studies students

The Widener Chorale, under the direction of Kendra Balmer, is open to all Widener students and other members of the Widener community. The group rehearses weekly and performs at least once each semester. Academic credit and studio instruction is also available for vocal students.Students receive academic credit for participation.

  • Kapelski LC1

Contact:

Widener Dance Company

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Widener Dance Company is a student-run organization focused on sharing a love and passion for dance and to allow a space for students to take a break from their education and express themselves through the art of dance. WDC offers a variety of dance styles including hip-hop, tap, pointe, bellydancing, jazz, salsa, dance team, and more.

Contact:

Widener Dance Program

Open to:

Undergraduate, graduate, and adult & professional studies students

The Dance Program offers students a formal setting for the study of dance. Through the College of Arts and Sciences, students can enroll in courses such as Dance Repertoire and Modern Dance. Taught by adjunct professor Jessica Warchal-King, these classes incorporate aspects of various dance styles while providing students with structured rehearsal and performing experience. Students receive academic credit for participation.

Contact:

Widener Productions

Open to:

Undergraduate students

Widener Productions is a television and film production broadcast facility in the Communication Studies Department. Widener Productions incorporates various clubs, including WUTV, WideCast Radio, Widener Sports Network, and WUFilms, offering students a chance to work behind the scenes or onscreen in a real production team.

  • Freedom Hall, Room 222

Wind Ensemble

Open to:

Undergraduate students

The Wind Ensemble is a standard collegiate concert band. The group rehearses weekly and offers concerts for both the university and local community.

Widener Band & Color Guard
  • Rehearsal Hall (LC#2)

Contact: