Band Conductors Symposium Registration


Please have your credit card ready, and register here.

If you prefer to pay by check, please email the Illinois Bands office at bands@illinois.edu, or call 217-333-3025.

*IMPORTANT: Please note, that in order to keep registration fees reasonable while maintaining the quality of the symposium, registration fees are NOT refundable under any circumstances. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Categories of Participation

All registration fees include three meals (see below).

(1) Conductor $350.00

Positions are limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Conductors will actively engage in all aspects of the symposium, including conducting sessions with a live ensemble. These positions are intended for individuals already in the band/conducting profession. 

(2) Observer $100.00

Observers will engage in every session and discussion of the symposium, except for podium time experiences. 

(3) Performer Participant $75.00
Performer Participant status includes playing your instrument in the four playing sessions.

NOTE: Current students receive $50.00 off the cost of the registration as a Conductor. Be prepared to show ID at registration.

Current University of Illinois Students—no charge for Observer registration

University of Illinois students wishing to observe must pre-register in person in the UI Bands office and present a current student ID to office staff. Students must be prepared to play in the symposium ensemble as requested.  


Lunch will be provided on Friday and breakfast and lunch on Saturday for all paying participants.