Mrs. Angela Peugnet

Violin Teacher, Parent, Student

Angela Peugnet

SAA Member


Houston, TX
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Mrs. Angela Peugnet has served as the head orchestra director at Fort Settlement MS since the fall of 2006. She received a Bachelor’s of Music with Teachers Certification from the University of Houston with Membership in the Honors College and holds a Master’s Degree in Music with a conducting specialization from Colorado State University. Previously, she taught in the Spring Branch Independent School District and was on staff with the University of Houston Moores School of Music’s Preparatory and Continuing Studies Department as the Suzuki Strings Program Coordinator. Mrs. Peugnet has worked with some of the profession’s most notable teachers including Dr. Laurie Scott, Mr. William Dick, Mr. Andrzej Grabiec, and Maestros Franz Kraeger and Wes Kenney.

She is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Orchestra Directors Association, Texas Music Adjudicators Association, Sigma Alpha Iota, Suzuki Association of the Americas, and serves as an orchestra committee member for the state UIL String Orchestra Texas Prescribed Music List. She is honored to be a member of Mu Omicron, a peer nominated honors society of orchestra directors. She has been an invited conductor and clinician with several Houston Area Region Orchestras and has been a section coach with the Houston Youth Symphony, one of the largest non-profit youth symphonies in the United States. In 2019 she was honored with the Music Educator Award by the Houston Symphony and the Spec’s Charitable Foundation.

She and her husband, Forrest Peugnet, are proud parents to three girls. When she is not teaching, she performs with the Houston Civic Orchestra, enjoys playing music with her children, backpacking, hiking, camping, reading, archery, and playing board/video games with family and friends.