Del Hungerford, D.M.A.
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
With UI Since 2003
Lionel Hampton School of Music
Temporary Lecturer, Music Education
D.M.A. Woodwind Performance, University of Washington, 2004
M.M. Clarinet Performance, Yale University, 1985
B.M. Instrumental Performance, University of Idaho, 1983
Del Hungerford started her public school teaching career in 1991 as a middle school band and general music teacher in the Shoreline School District in Seattle, Washington. In addition to her school responsibilities, she had a studio of 50 private clarinet students in the Seattle area and founded a summer music festival for clarinetists. After leaving Seattle, Del came back to Moscow where she taught band in the Moscow School District, acted as an accompanist for various choirs within the district, and most recently was the music specialist/theater coordinator for Moscow Charter School (K — 6). Before joining the staff at Moscow Charter School, Del taught band at Jennings Elementary in Colfax, Washington.
Del is a certified music teacher for the State of Idaho. As a performer,Del has been a member of the Spokane Symphony, the Northwest Sinfonietta in Tacoma, the Marzena Contemporary Ensemble in Seattle, The Spokane River Band, The Washington-Idaho Symphony, and various other chamber groups throughout the northwest. Her emphasis as a music educator is to promote good performing abilities as well being a good teacher. She continues to teach private lessons and perform with various chamber groups throughout the region in addition to working with the women's cooperative, Steel House, at the University of Idaho.