Adjunct Professor of Music, Piano
Edit Palmer is a native of Hungary, where she graduated from the Franz Liszt Conservatory of Music with highest honors. During her early studies, she won numerous piano competitions including the First Hungarian National Piano Competition in 1980. She immigrated to the U.S., and while an undergraduate at California State Polytechnic University at Pomona she was a student of Phillip Clarke. She held numerous solo recitals, played in various ensembles, and won many awards culminating in the Tenth Annual Bartok-Kabalevsky International Piano Competition in Redford, Virginia in 1990, which was judged by Gyorgy Sandor, the famous protégé of Bela Bartok.
Palmer continued her studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, studying piano with Antoinette Perry and organ with Thomas Harmon. At UCLA, she also worked as a teaching assistant, accompanying for Opera Workshop and voice studios, and won many competitions, including the music department's Graduate Scholarship Award for the 1991-92 school year.
In August 1997 she was appointed adjunct professor of music at Stetson University, and in August 2001 she became lecturer of music, teaching aural training and piano, coordinating the aural training program, and accompanying students and faculty.
- M.F.A., University of California at Los Angeles
- B.A., piano performance, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona
- Franz Liszt Conservatory of Music
- Aural Training
- Phone: 386-822-8974