Welcome to PRESTO!
PRESTO offers learners of all ages individual (and some small group lessons) in piano, strings, voice, guitar, percussion, theatre and some wind and brass instruments. We work closely with the Music and Theatre Department faculty and students.
Because of COVID-19, ALL Fall 2020 PRESTO lessons will be taught ONLINE.
FALL 2020 Online Individual Lessons
Lessons are taught by professionals – either faculty or vetted regional musicians – OR by trained and gifted Salisbury University students. SU Student Instructors are selected by faculty advisors to whom they may consult concerning pedagogy or repertoire.
Fall 2020 Small & Mighty GROUP CLASSES
Fall 2020 Group Classes - All ONLINE:
Tuition costs are listed below for each class. Group classes will meet with a minimum of six students – most groups will also have a maximum listed for each class.
- Music Fundamentals – taught by Ms. Cheryl Florin – 12-week session
- Children’s Group Piano – taught by Ms. Cheryl Florin – 12-week session
- Mini Musicians - taught by Dr. Nan Richerson – 6 week session
- Beginning Guitar – taught by Dr. Matt Michaud – 12-week session
- Theatre – taught by Maggie Jones – 12-week session
PRESTO Plus - Adult GROUP ClassesAll ONLINE – for Fall 2020
Welcome to Alice Wigfield as a new voice instructor!
Alice Wigfield has a Bachelor of Music Education from Eastern Kentucky University and a Masters in Music from Salisbury University. She retired after 39 years of teaching music in public and private schools. Mrs. Wigfield has taught private voice for 35 years to singers of all ages, and specializes in work with children and teens. Mrs. Wigfield’s children and adult choirs have received many awards for outstanding performance. She is known in our region for being the music director/conductor of the MAGI Choral Festival for 25 years, leading a 125-185 voice MAGI Children’s Choir and massed choirs. Mrs. Wigfield served as the Artistic Director of the Salisbury University Children’s Choir from February 2019 until June 2020, leading children as they develop vocal skills, musicianship, sight singing and ear training through exposure to quality repertoire. Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the SU Children’s Choir will be postponed until restrictions are lifted.