Charlene serves the Chicago-area and teaches lessons from beginners to College-level students. She is known for her ability to teach in a bilingual setting (either German or French and English) and has mentored students who have gone on to Juilliard and the University of Pennsylvania.
She received pedagogical training with Mimi Zweig and has extensive College-level teaching experience through masterclasses across the country and as long-time faculty at music festivals. Her work has taken her to educational residencies (among others) at Northwestern University, the University of Texas-Austin, Roosevelt University, and the Eastman School of Music.
Her work has recently been recognized with her appointment to the Editorial Board of the American String Teacher Journal.