- The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), DMA, Performance in Conducting, 2002
- Ithaca College, MM, Performance - Conducting, 1990
- State University of New York at Fredonia, BS, Music Therapy, 1984
- State University of New York at Fredonia, BM, Music Education, 1983
Dr. William M. Folger, Director of Choral Activities and Professor of Music, joined the Salisbury University faculty in 2003. As a conductor, pianist, and vocal coach, he directs the University Chorale, Salisbury Chorale, Chamber (Madrigal) Choir, and Musical Theatre Ensemble. Dr. Folger is music director for the musical theatre and opera productions. He teaches Conducting and Score Reading, Advanced Conducting, and History of Broadway Musicals. Dr. Folger is in demand as a guest conductor, adjudicator, collaborative pianist, and workshop presenter.