Tuition and Expenses


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

$560—Participants (All categories, except Auditor)
$340—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: Sunday, June 26, 2016;
Date of Departure: Friday, July 8, 2016.

Single–$828 ($69 per day with 3 meals per day), limited availability
Double–$684 ($57 per day with 3 meals per day)


Breakfast: 7:00-9:30 AM
Lunch: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Dinner: 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Campus housing is at Riley Hall. Three meals a day (unlimited portions) 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.





A $300 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) 870-1099

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 Riley Hall. A $300 non-refundable deposit is required upon notification of acceptance in order to reserve a place in the symposium.

Application Deadlines:

Early Decision:
Monday, April 11, 2016

Final Application Deadline:
Extended to Monday, May 2, 2016!

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications by the early decision deadline; we will start to make admissions decisions at that time.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications will continue to be accepted through Monday, May 2, 2016, which is the extended application deadline.