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F. Ludwig Diehn Center for the Performing Arts

The F. Ludwig Diehn School of Music is housed in the F. Ludwig Diehn Center for the Performing Arts, opened in 1991. The facility is among the finest in the area. As of 2014, the Diehn Center for the Performing Arts features a new addition to the original building which houses the rooms and studios listed below.

DiehnExteriorDay.jpgDiehn Center Exterior. Copyright Steve Maylone, maylone.com.
DiehnExteriorNight.jpgDiehn Center Exterior. Copyright Steve Maylone, maylone.com.


State of the Art Choir Rehearsal Room

State of the Art Choir Rehearsal Room

that is acoustically adjustable and accommodates 100 vocalists with ample floor seating for an additional instrumental or vocal ensemble; superb audio and video recording and playback capabilities.

Independent Commercial PhotographerChoir Rehearsal Room. Photo Copyright Steve Maylone, maylone.com.
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Recording Studio

Recording Studio

A state of the art facility built for instruction, recording and production; includes a tracking room, a control room and an isolation booth.

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ODU Recording StudioDiehn Recording Studio

Percussion Studio

Percussion Studio

ideal for instruction, rehearsal and recording; includes an AV rack with wireless headphone capabilities.

Diehn Percussion StudioPercussion Studio. Photo Copyright Steve Maylone, maylone.com.

Three Small Ensemble Rehearsal Rooms

Three Small Ensemble Rehearsal Rooms

ideal for small instrumental and vocal ensembles; these rooms link directly to the recording studio.

Independent Commercial PhotographerSmall Ensemble Rehearsal Room. Photo Copyright Steve Maylone, maylone.com.

Computer Lab

Computer Lab

with SmartBoard, 20 Mac Stations equipped with USB keyboards and interfaces; includes various software packages such as ProTools, Sibelius, Pyware and others.

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Dedicated Music Education Room

Music Education Room

with a SmartBoard, audio playback; expanded and flexible floor space to emulate the classroom for future music educators; this room houses an extensive collection of Orff instruments.

Independent Commercial PhotographerMusic Education Room. Photo Copyright Steve Maylone, maylone.com.



In addition, the Diehn Center for the Performing Arts houses numerous classrooms, practice modules, a MIDI lab, an organ rehearsal room, a large, acoustically tunable instrumental rehearsal room, and the Wilson G. Chandler Recital Hall, an intimate state of the art performance space.

Wilson G. Chandler Recital Hall

Old Dominion University Jazz Residency April 2017

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music-chandler-hall.jpgWilson G. Chandler Recital Hall