Symposium Registration and Fees

2021 Registration Fees

We offer four different registration options for the Symposium. Please note that tuition/registration fees do not include meals or housing.

  • Conducting Participant Registration Fee:  $599
    Conducting Participants (8 rounds total) will conduct four times with the UMKC Conservatory Wind Symphony Chamber Players and four additional times in breakout groups.
  • For-credit Conducting Participant Registration Fee:  $250 + UMKC tuition fees
    This class is available for one or two credits of graduate or undergraduate credit. This registration fee is required to reserve space as a for-credit participant and is nonrefundable. Tuition fees for credit will be billed from and paid directly to the UMKC cashier’s office. Credit tuition rates are determined by UMKC’s 2021 in-state tuition rate and will be publicized in Spring 2021. More information on how to register for credit can be found on our Conservatory Continuing Education page.
    For-credit Conducting Participants (8 rounds total) will conduct four times with the UMKC Conservatory Wind Symphony Chamber Players and four additional times in breakout groups.
  • Auditor Registration Fee:  $250
    Auditors (4 rounds total) will conduct four times in breakout groups only.
  • Observer Registration Fee: $150
    The observer track (no conducting rounds) is designed for all other individuals wishing to engage in the symposium.

Please note: 25 conducting participant spots are available. There is no limit on the number of auditors or observers who may register. Participants who would like to earn credit for the Symposium are required to conduct.

Optional Add-ons:

  • On-Campus parking permit$25
    This will allow participants to park in any UMKC Student Parking Lot. Parking is limited on campus, so a permit is strongly encouraged for those who will be bringing a car. Permits must be purchased by May 31, 2021.

Due Dates:
All fees are due by May 31, 2021.

How to register:
Please see our
Register for KCCS page for registration forms and information.

Refund Policy:
We do not offer refunds for our summer programs. All fees and deposits are non-refundable.

If the Kansas City Conducting Symposium is canceled by UMKC, a full refund will be issued.