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Drop-In Office Hours for Summer 2015

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Monday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Thursdays: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Located in Fulton Hall PH14

Contact & Forms

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Becca Doughty, Manager


Presto Brochure & Registration Form(PDF)

Presto Scholarship Application (PDF)


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PRESTO Student Recital
Tuesday, May 12 2015

5:00 pm & 7:00 pm
 Great Hall, in Holloway Hall

Performances are free
and the public is invited.

Performing Arts Education Outreach at Salisbury University

Adult Group Piano

Registration for summer lessons now open

Please contact office before registering to ensure instructor availability

Summer 2015 Schedule of Lessons
*** During the summer session you may choose to take 4, 6 or 8 lessons (only after confirmation from the instructor). These lessons can begin as soon as ALL payment and registration is turned in.***

3 children at recital

Suzuki Violin Class
for ages 3-5 years old
Tuesdays, 4:30 - 5:20
Instructor: Bethany Jubilee

Private Lessons for Strings (Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass), Piano, Voice, Guitar and most Orchestral and Band Instruments. Group Lessons in Suzuki Violin.
Scheduled on weekday afternoons or Saturday mornings. Specific days and times are decided upon between instructor and parent/student.

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The performing arts education outreach program at Salisbury University offers quality instruction to students of all ages, levels and abilities in the Salisbury community and surrounding areas. It is housed in Fulton Hall, where participating students and their parents have the opportunity to access its facilities, faculty expertise and students. Individual lessons in piano, strings, vioce, guitar and most band and orchestral instruments are available. Various classes for pre-college students and adults are also offered.

Class Options:

Individual Lessons

  • 12 lessons per semester
  • Half hour; forty-five minutes; or one hour lessons
  • Instruction in strings (violin, viola, cello, and bass), piano, voice, guitar and most orchestral and band instruments
  • Except for piano, students are responsible for obtaining their own instruments

Group Lessons:

Adult Group Piano

  • Two 6-week sessions per semester
  • 50 minute classes

Suzuki Violin

  • Two 6-week sessions per semester
  • 50 minute classes
  • Ages 3-5 years old


Attendance: Regular attendance is expected of all students. Exceptions include instructor absence and school closings. If SU is closed, there will be no lessons or classes.

Lesson Scheduling: Lessons are on weekday afternoons and Saturday mornings. Specific times are decided between instructor and parent/student. Students are allowed one excused absence per term, which will be made up during the last week of the term or at the teacher's convenience. The teacher must receive notice of the absence at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled lesson time in order to be considered an excused absence. Instructors are not required to make up additional absences. Please contact the PRESTO office before registering to ensure instructor availability.

Payment: Students must submit registration form and payment before lessons begin. Payment made be made in 3 ways: online, by mail, or in person at the Cashier's Office (Holloway Hall 219). Personal checks, credit cards (MasterCard and Visa) and cash (both submitted to the Cashier's Office) are accepted. DISCOVER CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTED. Please contact Presto office before registering to ensure teacher availability.


  • 10% Multiple Siblibling Discount: Available for families registering more than one sibling. Students must register at the same time and for the full session to recieve the discount.
  • 10% Multiple Class of Multiple Lesson Type Discount: Available for students registering for one or more classes or lessons in multiple instruments/voice. Students must register for classes or lessons at the same and for the full sessions to recieve the discount.


  • All make up lessons for student illness will be forfeited upon early withdrawal from the school.
  • Refunds will not be given for withdrawal during the last 3 weeks of the term.
  • All refunds are subject to a 10% processing fee


  • All students are required to provide their own instrument (unless otherwise notified by the instructor).
  • Pianos are provided for the lessons but student must have access to their own practice equipment.

Fee Schedule

*(costs are per lesson not including group lessons)*
12 weekly lessons per semester
Individual Lessons (Professional Teachers)

30 min.


45 min.


60 min.


Individual Lessons (Student Teachers / Interns)

30 min.


45 min. $33.00
60 min. $44.00
Group Lessons (All 50 minutes)
6 weeks $132.00
12 weeks $264.00

*registration for the entire semester is required.

Limited financial assistance and scholarships are available.

PRESTO Committee

  • PRESTO Director
  • PRESTO Manager
  • Chair of Music Department
  • Head of Piano Studies

Contact Information:

Manager: Becca Doughty* 410-548-2985

Director: Dr. Sachi Murasugi

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