Edward Applebaum Honors Faculty


Phone: 713.743.9017

Email: edapplebaum@att.net

Edward Applebaum started his musical career as jazz a Pianist and Conductor, after which he decided to emphasize composition. Born in 1937, he received his Music degrees from UCLA in 1962, 1963, and 1966. His main teachers were Henri Lazarof and Lukas Foss. He also studied in Sweden, with Ingvar Lidholm. His music has been performed throughout the United States, Europe, Israel, Japan, and Australia. He has won numerous awards in various fields: Composition, Higher Education, and Neuroscience. The awarding agencies include the Rockefeller Foundation, Ford Foundation, National Institute of Mental Health, the American-Scandinavian Foundation, and National Endowment for the Arts. His Symphony No. 2 was awarded First Place in the Kennedy Center's Friedheim Competition. He has taught at Universities in California, Florida, Norway, and Australia. He currently teaches Honors interdisciplinary courses in Psychology. He also lectures at the Jung Center in Houston. (Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles)