On 2 April 2010, Petra Music Band was formed and linked with the Department of Artistic, Cultural, and Social Activities in the Deanship of Student Affairs (DSA). Petra Music is now the UOP official music band that performs songs, music shows and folk dances in external festivals after succeeding in UOP festivals and ceremonies.
UOP paid attention to Petra Music Band through appointing experienced musical supervisor, provision of a hall that is equipped with musical instruments, sound equipment and necessary devices for musical dance shows and folk dance shows and provision of an appropriate place to develop students’ talents.
Objectives of Petra Music Band:
Attracting talented students who can play music, sing, or perform folk dance and best improve their abilities.
Forming Eastern and Western music bands and performing folk dances.
Presenting folklore paintings with band’s shows.
Holding music training courses, such as: Piano, Aud, Guitar, Violon, etc... and holding Dabka and individual and collective singing principles courses.
Composing soundtrack for theatrical works.
Taking part in events, activities and artistic competitions inside and outside the University.
Forming theatrical teams that perform various shows.