Get on the Bus!

Music for All has developed routes from areas of the country with buses already scheduled to transport students to the Summer Symposium. There is limited room on these buses for students and directors to “Get on the Bus.”

Current Bus Routes:


Captain: Jerell Horton
School: Vestavia Hills High School
Email: (Best method of contact)
Phone: 205-999-1892

Route: I-65 N to Nashville, TN to Bowling Green & Louisville, KY to Indianapolis to Ball State University

Download Alabama Bus Flyer

Sign-up for Alabama Bus


Illinois – Full Week Camp Arrival

Captain: Quinlan & Fabish Music Company
Phone: 630-654-4111
*Bus provided free-of-charge to riders*
Departure Date:
Sunday, June 25

Pickup Location

Quinlan & Fabish
Burr Ridge (IL) Location
6827 High Grove Blvd.
Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Kansas – Full Week Camp Arrival

Captain: Chad Coughlin
School: Olathe South High School
Phone: 913-209-4330

Route: I-70 E from Kansas City to Indianapolis to Ball State University

Download Kansas Bus Flyer

Sign-up for Kansas Bus


Captain: Ted Keck
School: South Harrison High School
Phone: 660-425-8051
Email: (Best Contact)

Route: The Bethany Bus will depart from Bethany, MO which is at the intersection of US-136 and I-35 in Northwest Missouri. Stops to pick up people along the route can be arranged. The bus will proceed down I-35 to Cameron and then travel on US-36 to Hannibal. Upon entering Illinois, the bus will take I-72E to I-57 (Exit 182B) to I-74 (Exit 237A) to IN-32.

South Carolina – Leadership Weekend arrival

Captain: Glenn Price
School: Lugoff-Elgin High School
Phone: 803-438-8012


  • Lugoff, SC to Columbia, SC I-20
  • Columbia, SC to Asheville, NC 1-26
  • Asheville, NC to Knoxville, TN I-40
  • Knoxville, TN to Lexington, KY I-75
  • Lexington, KY to Cincinnati, OH I-75
  • Bypass Around Cincinnati, OH I-275
  • Cincinnati, OH (toward Indianapolis) to Greensburg, IN I-74
  • Greensburg, IN to Muncie, IN Hwy 3

South Carolina Bus Information

Omaha, NE

Captain: Darren Myers
School: Millard South High School
Phone: 402-715-8525

Route: I-80 from Omaha, NE through Iowa to Indianapolis to Ball State University


Western Pennsylvania

Captain: Chris Protho
Route: Pick-up at Mars Area HS (I-79 Exit 78 near PA Turnpike), south I-79, west I-70 through Washington, PA, Wheeling, WV, Columbus, OH
*Thank you to Progressive Music for helping to lower bus costs for passengers!

Download Western Pennsylvania Bus Flyer

Directors: interested in being a bus captain?

Check out the benefits of becoming a bus captain and the tools offered to help make this a streamlined process.

Attend the Summer Symposium Free: Extended discounts for Bus Captains

As a bus captain, you’ll organize a bus with your students and promote the bus with Music for All’s help and marketing assistance to students from other schools.

 As a bus captain, you will:

  • Attend the Summer Symposium at no cost (up to a $667 value!)
  • Increase your student count! Count each registered and paying student camper on your bus as one of your students, entitling you to one free student or director slot for each 12 paying campers on the bus.
  • Offer students our lowest enrollment fees (with deposit of $250 made by March 31 to hold the Super Saver; by May 21 to hold the Early Bird fee.)
  • The Music for All office is also here to help you and has created a Bus Captain Kit to get you started!
  • The Bus Captain Kit exists to help you navigate through the process of planning and managing your bus to the Summer Symposium. The items of the kit are below, available for download. You can also request that the kit be mailed to you be emailing Jess (Skogh) Hjellming, Participant Relations Coordinator at


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