2019 Music for All Summer Symposium Dates and Rates

Please note start and end times and make travel plans accordingly.

Supervision is provided beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday (June 23) for full-week campers, and 6:00 p.m., Friday (June 21) for Leadership Weekend.

2019 Prices

Payment Options
Super Saver Register & pay by January 31, 2019
($250 Deposit Option Available)

Residential - $615

Commuter - $545

Early Bird Register & pay by March 31, 2019
($250 Deposit Option Available)

Residential - $665

Commuter - $545

Full Fee Register & pay by May 20, 2019
($250 Deposit Option Available)

Residential - $715

Commuter - $595

Add Leadership Weekend (HS students and directors only)  

Residential - $260

Commuter - $205

College & New Teacher Discount Register and pay by May 20, 2019
College students and teachers within their first three years of teaching, for the Directors’ Academy

Residential -

Commuter -


Note for band directors: You can reserve spots and pay in advance for applications “Pre-Registered" students. However, you must provide names for these Pre-Registered spots by May 20, 2019, or a $20 change fee per application will apply.

Directors bring your students and save even more!

Bring 12 students from your school and earn a scholarship for one director to attend camp for FREE! Bring six-11 students and earn a scholarship for one director to attend camp Tuiton Free!

Tuition Free

Residential – $400

Commuter – $280

One director per school may attend tuition free for every 6 students registered from that school.

Free Ride: Yes, FREE!

One director per school may attend free for every 12 students registered from that school.


For Directors:

The Leadership Weekend Experience includes the price of a double room in the residence halls. Upgrades to a single room or hotel accommodations are available for adult campers only at an additional cost.

Cancellation Policy and Late/Change Fees

ALL cancellations: Before June 1

Music for All will retain $250 as a non-refundable deposit portion of registration fee, refunding balance paid.

After June 1–Music for All will retain 100% of registration fee, no refunds.

$75 Late Registration Fee applies if an applicant registers or pays after May 20.

$20 Change Fee applies after May 20:

  • For any roommate changes
  • For any housing date changes
  • For late receipt of TBA names

Dates to Note:

  • Registration, Leadership Weekend: 8:00 a.m., Saturday, June 22, 2019
  • Opening Session, Leadership Weekend: 1:00 p.m., Saturday, June 22, 2019
  • Leadership Weekend Ends: 12:00 p.m. Monday, June 24, 2019
  • Registration, Full Week: 8:00 a.m., Monday, June 24, 2019
  • Placement hearings: 8:00 a.m., Monday, June 24, 2019
    (Concert, Jazz, Percussion, Color Guard, Orchestra Only; No hearings in other areas.)
  • Opening Session, Full Week: 1:00 p.m., Monday, June 24, 2019
  • Camp Ends: 3:00 p.m., Saturday, June 29, 2019


Full week meals for campers begin with dinner Monday (June 24) and end with lunch Saturday. (June 29). Housing and Breakfast are excluded for commuters.

Leadership meals begin with dinner Saturday (June 22) and end with Monday (June 24) lunch. – breakfast excluded for commuters.

Additional Nights – Room & Board

(For registered participants only, for travel purposes)

Friday, June 21, 2019: Residential – $70
Includes Friday night double room in residence hall and meals beginning with dinner Friday, June 21 through lunch Saturday, June 22.

Sunday, June 23, 2019: Residential – $70
Includes Sunday night double room in residence hall and meals beginning with dinner Sunday, June 23 through lunch Monday, June 24.

Saturday, June 29, 2019: Residential: $55
Includes Saturday night double room in residence lodging and meals beginning and ending with dinner Saturday, June 29.

** After May 20 a fee of $20 applies to all housing changes
*** After May 20 any new registrations will be assessed a $75 late fee

    The Music for All Summer Symposium is located at Ball State University in Muncie, IN.

    Ball State University
    2000 W. University Ave.
    Muncie, Indiana, USA 47306

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    Ball State University

    Airport Shuttle to Camp

    Music for All offers shuttle services for participants traveling to the Leadership Weekend Experience and Summer Symposium.

    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.”