Dung Pham

Orchestra Director, Palatine High School

IL ASTA Awards + Luncheon Chair

Ms. Dung (pronounced "Yoom") Pham joined the PHS music department in 2011; she previously taught in the Rock Island School District and Freeport School District before joining District 211 in 2004.  She has been guest conductor for the IMEA District 2/8 Festival Junior Orchestra, IMEA District 3 Festival Junior Orchestra, Davenport Schools String Festival, and Rockford School All City String Festival.

In addition to technique classes and the Concert and Symphony Orchestra classes, Ms. Pham sponsors the Chamber Strings and serves as the PHS Music Department Chair and the D211 District Music Chair.

Ms. Pham is a part of the Schaumburg Youth Symphony Orchestras as the director of the String Ensemble and is an active cellist as a member of the Monarch Rose Trio and the Clinton and Muscatine Symphony Orchestras.


B.M.E – Augustana College, Rock Island, IL

M.M.E. – University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

M.S.ed. – Educational Administration, Northern Illinois University

IL ASTA luncheon awards chair Dung Phan