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F. Ludwig Diehn School of MusicSummer Workshops & Camps

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Old Dominion University Wind Ensemble, Dr. Brian Diller, Conductor

Tidewater Brass Institute at ODU, June 26 - July 2, 2022

Join us at the 2022 Tidewater Brass Institute, June 26 - July 2, 2022 for a week filled with intense music making, jaw-dropping evening performances, and a whole lot of fun. Whether you're in high school and ready to take your playing to the next level or a pre-professional looking for new perspectives, the 2022 Tidewater Brass Institute has what you need to succeed.

​For the second time, TideBrass will be held at Old Dominion University! We are very excited about our continued collaboration!

​Each participant will be placed into a chamber ensemble for daily rehearsals and coachings. Pre-formed chamber ensembles are welcome to register as well, and will only need to pay one registration fee!

Study with the Best

With different guest artists to learn from every day of the festival — not to mention multiple world-class faculty members for every instrument in the brass family — you will have a ton of opportunities to interact with leading figures in our field. In addition, each guest artist will perform a recital that is free and open to the public, so don't worry about a lack of inspiration!

​Guest Artist Schedule

Jason Crafton, Trumpet - June 27th

Bethany Wiese, Tuba - June 28th

Jeb Wallace, Horn - June 29th

Mike Hall, Trombone - June 30th

See the 2022 Tidewater Brass Institute pages for more information!

Register for the Tidewater Brass Institute Today!

Summer Vocal Institute, July 17 - 24, 2022

The Summer Vocal Institute at the Old Dominion University Diehn School of Music is tailored for high school students with a serious interest in vocal music and performance. This intensive program offers the dedicated high school music student the opportunity to develop their skills with individualized guidance from experienced educators, as well as explore what it's like to major in vocal music at a collegiate level. Over the span of a full week, students will take classes and voice lessons, as well as participate in master classes, seminars, a scenes workshop, and a choral ensemble. The experience culminates in a final student showcase performance at the end of the program.

All high school students aged 13-18 are eligible to apply, including rising freshmen who will start 9th grade in the fall and seniors graduating in June.

Ages: 13-18
Dates: July 17-24, 2022
Times: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm M-Sat, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sundays
Tuition: $600 per student
Location: The Diehn Center for the Performing Arts, Old Dominion University Norfolk Campus, 1339 W 49th Street, Norfolk, VA 23529

See the Summer Vocal Institute pages for more information. Join us!

register for the summer vocal institute today!

Level 1 Orff-Schulwerk Workshop, July 25 - August 5, 2022

Join us this summer for the Level 1 Orff-Schulwerk Workshop at the ODU Diehn School of Music, July 25-August 5, 2022! This is an approved, 10-day certification course of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association. It is based on the work of the composer Carl Orff and his colleagues who developed "Orff Schulwerk," music and movement for the school. Participants will explore Orff process, melody and rhythm, improvisation, pentatonic scales and bordun accompaniments. The ability to read music notation is a prerequisite.

More information is on our Orff-Schulwerk pages. We hope to see you there!

Register for the Level 1 Orff-Schulwerk Workshop today! Level 1 Orff Workshop at ODU Summer 2022