DelHungerford is Instructor of Clarinet at the University of Idaho. She has been amember the Spokane Symphony, Washington-Idaho Symphony, Northwest Sinfoniettaof Tacoma, Washington, Marzena Contemporary Ensemble of Seattle, Washington,the Northwest Wind Quintet of the Lionel Hampton School of Music, The SpokaneRiver Band, and various other ensembles throughout the Northwest. Del was chosen as a guest soloist to performCopland’s Concerto with the Northwest Sinfonietta and continues toperform recitals and chamber music concerts throughout the Northwest.
Priorto her appointment at the University of Idaho, Del has been on the faculties ofWhitworth University, Washington State University, and Lewis-Clark StateCollege in Lewiston, Idaho. She has been at Whitworth University since 1994 asthe Adjunct Professor of Clarinet and at Washington State University since 2010as an instructor in music education.
Delholds a B.M. from the University of Idaho, and a M.M. from Yale Universitywhere she studied with Keith Wilson and had regular master classes and lessons withBenny Goodman. After teaching in the public schools for several years, Delcompleted her D.M.A. in clarinet performance at the University of Washington in2004, where she studied with William McColl. While living in Arizona, Delstudied with Alfred Zetzer and Robert Spring. She also worked with Joaquin Valdepeñas and Stanley McCartney at theBanff Centre for the Arts.
Delis an active music educator and has taught in the Shoreline School District(Seattle, Washington), Colfax School District (Colfax, Washington), and theMoscow School District (Moscow, Idaho). She continues to present clinics andadjudicate festivals throughout Washington and Idaho public schools. She is also in the process of writing aclarinet method book designed specifically for beginning and intermediatestudents.