Dr. Dell is currently the Associate Professor of Music Education at the University of Oklahoma and has sixteen years of teaching experience in the public schools of upstate New York and South Carolina. Dr. Charlene Dell teaches undergraduate courses in string methods and pedagogy, as well as the Beginning Instruments Lab-strings, and the Introduction to Teaching Techniques courses. She also teaches the Psychological Foundations and Current Trends classes at the graduate level.
Dr. Dell has presented clinics at the Music Educators National Conference, the American String Teachers Association National Conference, as well as the state conferences of Oklahoma, Texas, South Carolina, and New York. She has published in the Teaching Music through Orchestra book series and the Music Educators Journal, as well as national and international research journals. Dell also does guest conducting and adjudication. Her research areas are string intonation, arts integration and whole school reform, music learning theory, and orchestral recruitment and retention.
Dr. Dell received her Bachelor of Music Education at Crane School of Music, State University College of New York at Potsdam. She then obtained her Master of String Education Degree from Western Connecticut State University, as well as he PhD from the University of South Carolina.