Category: On-Campus

WDOM/BOP Battle of the Bands Brings Down the House

On Saturday, April 15, W.D.O.M. and B.O.P. teamed up to cohost a new event at McPhail’s: a Battle of the Bands. Many other schools in the state have hosted these, so it was exciting to see Providence College generate enough on-campus talent to have one of their own. The bands on the roster were Freshman […]

Jack Downey '23

MLK Service Day Highlights College Unbound, Provides Inspiration to PC Community

On Feb. 1, the Providence College Rev. Dr. MLK Series continued following Convocation with a Service Day in Moore Hall dedicated to College Unbound. College Unbound, a non-profit in Providence, provides adults facing societal or economic boundaries with the opportunity to receive higher education. The PC program included inspirational anecdotes and testimonies from CU alums […]

Margaret Hanson '25

Music in Full Swing at PC

With the semester hurtling towards its conclusion, many groups on campus are hosting their final big events. Two such groups fall into the musical category: the PC Jazz Band and the PC Symphonic Winds. PC Jazz Band’s Fall Concert took place on Nov. 18 under the vast ceiling of ’64 Hall, which was certainly a […]

John Downey '23

Providence College Students Tune In

WDOM’s Events Continue to Get Better On Oct. 28, Providence College’s radio station, WDOM, held its annual “Tune In With WDOM” event. Six student performers and bands performed for their peers in the crisp autumn air. While there was consternation about attendance due to the event falling on the first day of Halloweekend, Tune In […]

John Downey '23

Rock and Roll Returns

A Retrospective of The Latest Student Concert at The Met Last academic year, there were three concerts featuring Providence College students at The Met in Pawtucket, RI. With each show featuring student bands, the turnouts were always in the hundreds, and the crowds loved every second of it. The student who orchestrated much of what […]

John Downey '23

A Coming Crescendo for the MTP Program

Big Things in the Works for the Music Technology and Production Degree Last year, Providence College officially began offering a new degree: music technology and production. Dealing mainly with aspects of recording and mixing music, as well as songwriting, orchestration, and transcription, the program was paramount in launching the music department into the future as […]

John Downey '23

Keep Calm and Rock On

A Call to Arms (Instruments) for Providence College Students Last year, something glorious happened at Providence College: a music scene began to emerge. After a large drought during which WDOM’s Stuartstock disappeared for several years and the number of bands on campus was at an all-time low, student musicians came together and formed groups. Concerts […]

John Downey '23