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William Folger

William Folger


  • 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

Areas of Expertise

  • Conductor
  • Choral and instrumental conducting
  • Associate Carillonneur


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, co-directs Musical Theatre Ensemble and Opera Theatre Ensemble. Dr. Folger is music director for the musical theatre and opera productions and is the Associate Carillonneur for the Brown and Church Carillon at Salisbury University. 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.