A native of Mexico, Priscilla Salisbury has been sweeping the nation with her shimmering voice and stage presence. She has performed the roles of Zerlina, Don Giovanni, Cupid, Orpheus in The Underworld, Carmela, The Saint of Bleecker Street, Zerbinetta, Ariadne auf Naxos, Constance, Dialogues des Carmelites. Opera premieres include, Mrs. O'Malley, It's a Wonderful Life (Houston Grand Opera), Francine, Monkey and Francine in the City of Tigers, (Houston Grand Opera), Mama and Lucinda, Lucinda y las Flores de la Nochebuena, (Opera in the Heights), Cinderella, Cinderella in Spain (Seattle Opera). In 2020 she will be premiering the title role in Earth to Kenzie (Seattle Opera)
As a teenager, Ms. Salisbury's career flourished in a televised competition called Objetivo Fama in Puerto Rico. She received recognition for her solo work from the Mayor and Governor of Puerto Rico. Some of her television appearances include Despierta America and Noticias Univision.
Ms. Salisbury holds a Bachelor's Degree in Vocal Performance from The Moores School of Music at The University of Houston and a minor in Italian Studies. She also holds a Master's Degree in Opera Performance from the Butler School of Music at The University of Texas at Austin. She is hte recipeint of "The Encouragement Award" from The Seattle Opera Guild Competition. She won the Master Works Competition and was the recipient of The Ugo di Portanova Scholarship, a summer study in Italy.
For over ten years Ms. Salisbury has been a cantor and leading choirs for the Catholic Church. She has been involved with The Archdiocese of Galveston Houston singing at The Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, St John Vianney, St Elisabeth Ann Seaton, Prince of Peace, St Cecilia, and St Albert of Trapani. She has performed with The Archdiocese of Seattle at Holy Rosary Edmonds, St Jude, Catholic Cemeteries and the Carmelites Monastery.