Tuition and Expenses-2014


We have kept our tuition as low as possible in order to make the symposium affordable for all participants!

$525—Participants (All categories, except Auditor)
$300—Auditors (Category VII)

Financial Assistance

We understand that these are challenging times, so limited financial assistance is available to reduce the amount of tuition. If you wish to apply for a scholarship, please complete your application first. Once you have submitted your application, please write an email letter to Dr. Robert Kyr in which you request assistance. Please send your request to:

Please be aware that our scholarship funds are limited and cover part of tuition ONLY. We cannot cover travel or room & board costs.

Room & Board Package (12 Nights)

Date of Arrival: Tuesday, June 24, 2014;
Date of Departure: Sunday, July 6, 2014

Single–$864 ($72 per day with 3 meals per day), limited availability
Double–$708 ($59 per day with 3 meals per day)

Campus housing is at the beautiful new “Global Scholars Hall,” where three meals a day (all you can eat) are provided as part of this room & board package. Alternately, some applicants arrange to stay with relatives, friends, or acquaintances in the Eugene or Springfield area. Also, there may be some limited home stays (for minimal rent) available among the local symposium participants.

Photos of the Global Scholars Hall (University of Oregon):



A $275 non-refundable deposit is required upon notification of acceptance in order to reserve a place in the symposium.

Please mail all deposits (check payable to “Composers Symposium”) to:

Robert Kyr, Director
Composers Symposium
School of Music
1225 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon 97403-1225
(541) 346-3766

PLEASE NOTE: Room prices may vary slightly. Persons staying before or after session dates will be charged according to the length of their additional stay. Room changes after June 1st will include a late fee to be determined by the administration of the Global Scholars Hall. A $275 non-refundable deposit is required upon notification of acceptance in order to reserve a place in the symposium.

Application Deadlines:

Early Notification:
Monday, April 16, 2018

Final Deadline:
Monday, April 30, 2018

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications by the early notification deadline; we will start to make admissions decisions at that time and promptly notify participants of their status.

Apply to participate for:

All composers are strongly encouraged to apply in the category of “composer/performer” so that they can participate in the American Creators Ensemble (ACE), which will enhance their experience as members of an engaged community of collaborative artists.