Faculty Directory



Angela Brand Butler, D.M.A.

Associate Professor of Music

Office Phone: (951) 343-4435
E-mail: abrand@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: JoAnn Hawkins Building, Room 202
Office Hours:

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
D.M.A. Music/conducting/orchestral Claremont Graduate University 1995
M.M. and M.Ed. Conducting and harpsichord Bowling Green State University 1986
B.M. Piano Performance Auburn University 1982

Additional Education


Arts/Piano and voice

Enterprise State Junior College


Post Graduate work with the University of Wisconsin Opera


Courses Taught

Music Theory I
Music theory III
Humanities (Core)
Humanities Lab
Ear Training Lab
Piano (Applied Lessons)

Class Piano I and II

Music History II and III

Opera Literature

Opera History

Orchestral Literature

Piano Literature

History of the Violin

Piano Pedagogy

Violin Pedagogy


Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

*Application of keyboard in orchestral works
*String Ensembles
*Music Research
*Music of the Church
*German language

15th and 16th Century music of the Theater

Shakespearean Music


Teaching Experience

Guest Conductor:

*Loyola Marymount University
* University of Arizona (Flagstaff)
University of California-Riverside
Conversational German:

* Pomona College


Research, Presentations, & Publications

Piano as an orchestral instrument

Research and Presence: A guide to Musical Manuscripts


Church Membership & Activities

St. Catherine's of Alexandria
Volunteer and Sunday School instructor

Accompanist at Hillsong Baptist Church


Community Service & Involvement

Volunteer pianist and music teacher for Riverside Unified School District


Interests & Hobbies

Golf, Hiking, Swimming and Travel


Personal Philosophy

"Music is 10 percent talent and 90 percent hard work." - Beverly Sills, opera singer