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.
Registration for the Spring 2019 semester: CLOSED
Small and Mighty - Group Guitar for Youths 8-14:
PRESTO’S Small and Mighty division will offer a second 5-week session of its Youth Group Guitar class held by Dr. Danielle Cumming for young students aged 8-14. Designed for beginners, this course requires a student to have their own guitar. A group setting allows students to be introduced to the basics with similar students of like interests. Held in room 228 of Fulton Hall the class will run on Wednesdays, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. on April 10 through May 8, 2019. A group recital performance (not mandatory) is planned for May 14, 2019.
PRESTO Plus - Piano for Pleasure - Group Piano Class for BEGINNING Adults
PRESTO Plus will offer a second six-week session of Dr. Nan Richerson’s Piano for Pleasure class. Piano for Pleasure is a group class for beginning adults who want to learn to play without the pressure they may feel in individual lessons. Held in the Salisbury University Piano Lab, room 234 Fulton Hall, classes are offered on Mondays from 7:00-8:00 p.m. beginning on March 25 and running through April 29, 2019. No experience is needed.
PRESTO Plus DRUMS AROUND THE WORLD - Adult Group Drumming Class
PRESTO Plus introduces “Drums Around the World” a six-week ADULT drum-circle class. Instructor Ted Nichols, adjunct percussion faculty at SU, will teach this exciting and unusual class. Participants need no experience and all African drums are furnished. The class will be held on Tuesday evenings, April 2 through May 7, 2019 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in room 121 of Fulton Hall on the campus of Salisbury University.
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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.