Colleen Hartung received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Clarinet Performance from Michigan State University and earned her Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degrees in Clarinet Performance at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. She has performed with the Allentown Symphony, the Williamsport Symphony, the Winston-Salem Symphony, Opera Roanoke, the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, the Ashlawn Opera Festival, and was a founding member of the Sunderman Woodwind Quintet. Hartung has also been a participant at the Banff Centre for the Arts. Her teachers include Mark Nuccio, Elsa Ludewig-Verdehr, Tom Martin, Robert Listokin, Brian Moorhead, and Wesley Foster. She currently teaches at Bucknell University and Susquehanna University.