About Angeline

Angeline LeLeux teaches private lessons in piano and Alexander Technique in her studio in Tulsa, OK.

Angeline grew up in Tulsa, where she began piano studies at age 5 and violin lessons at age 10. She received local and state recognition in piano auditions through high school and was a member of the Tulsa Youth Symphony Orchestra violin section for two years. After receiving her Bachelor's degree in Piano Performance from Millikin University in Decatur, IL in 1995, with violin as her secondary instrument and a minor in Psychology, Angeline spent a year as a dormitory counselor at the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan; following this, she relocated to Seattle. Here, she maintained a private piano studio while also teaching group lessons with the Move Over Mozart program.

After 2 years in Seattle, she moved to the Bay Area in 1998 to start her training as a certified teacher of the Alexander Technique. Angeline continued her piano teaching career in California as a faculty member of the Monterey Street Music Academy in Gilroy, teaching both private and group lessons. Having graduated from The Center for the Alexander Technique in Menlo Park in 2001 as a certified teacher, she began graduate work in Piano Pedagogy at Notre Dame de Namur University. She also spent several years on the faculty of the Peery Music Center in Mountain View.

Angeline became a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music through MTNA in March, 2002 and graduated with a Masters degree in Music from NDNU in May of 2003. Angeline's graduate lecture recital was given in October of 2002 and focused on the music of the American impressionistic composer Charles Tomlinson Griffes. In February 2007 she presented Griffes' music as a lecture/recital at the CAPMT State Conference. From June 2007-2009, she served as District Coordinator for CAPMT District 2, which covers the entire San Francisco Bay Area. Currently, Angeline is a member of OMTA/TAMTA and local Tulsa music groups such as the Piano Study Club, Wednesday Morning Musicale, and Hyechka. Previous piano teachers include Gloria N. Johnson, Aldo Mancinelli, Paul Orgel, Tina Kouratachvili, Hans Boepple, and Thomas LaRatta.

Angeline and her husband, classical guitarist William Bajzek, moved back to Tulsa in April of 2011 and will be performing together regularly. They offer lessons in their home in Brookside, near 41st and Peoria.