Welcome to PRESTO!

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, voice, guitar and most band and orchestral instruments are available. Various classes for pre-college students and adults are also offered.

PRESTO Classes

Registration for the Spring 2019 semester:
Please click on the appropriate link for the type of lessons your prefer. Our Spring session begins the week of Feb. 11, 2019, and runs through our recitals scheduled for Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

Individual Lessons:

Register for Individual Lessons

Small and Mighty - Group Guitar for Youths 9-14:

Group classes in guitar for youngsters ages 9-14 taught by Dr. Danielle Cumming, head of guitar studies at SU! The six-week session will meet for one hour on Wednesday afternoons from 4:00-5:00 p.m. beginning February 13, 2019. Students will need to provide their own acoustic guitar. (A second six-week session will be determined by enrollment.)

Register for Small and Mighty

PRESTO Plus - Piano for Pleasure - Group Piano Class for BEGINNING Adults

  • Six week session - Monday evenings, January 28 through March 11, 2019 (no class the week of February 18)

Dr. Nan Richerson teaches this course for adults who have always wanted to play the piano but have been afraid to fail or too intimidated to try. Taught in the SU Piano Lab, Dr. Richerson provides a relaxed, undemanding atmosphere where you learn the basics in an unhurried and friendly space. The class minimum is 6 with a maximum of 10.

Register for Piano for Pleasure

Give to PRESTO!

How Can YOU Make a Difference?
Your gift to PRESTO will be used to give young musicians who can't afford private instruction the opportunity to improve their skill and realize their true potential. Your gift, combined with others, will make a difference.

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