Please join us for the 2020 Dixie State University Conducting Symposium! You will have the opportunity to spend two days learning and growing musically with two outstanding musicians, educators, and clinicians, Dr. Richard Mayne and Dr. David Fullmer. This experience will leave you inspired and ready to take great tools into your life and career.

Title:  Dixie State University Conducting Symposium

Dates:  November 20-21, 2020

Featured Guest Clinicians Dr. Donald Peterson and Dr. Jermie Arnold

Contact: Dr. Bryant Smith, Director of Bands, 435-652-7997


Friday, 20 November 2020


Saturday, 21 November 2020


Participant Options:

Conductor Participant:
Those who select this option will conduct the DSU Symphony Band and will be learning personally from Richard Mayne and David Fullmer while on the podium. Your session will be recorded and sent digitally to you. Those who wish to conduct should indicate this on the registration form. Conductors may choose one selection from the repertoire list below. Conductors will be selected on a “first-come-first-serve” basis and will be notified of their status in mid-October.

Observer Participant:
The conducting sessions are designed to highlight and demonstrate conducting and rehearsal techniques and strategies that each of us can utilize in our daily rehearsals. Those who select this option will have the opportunity to watch others conduct and learn from the insights given by the clinicians.




The fee for the 2020 symposium is $100.00. Registration includes all sessions of the symposium, dinner on Friday Evening, juice and donuts for breakfast and a lunch on Saturday, and a ticket to the DSU Symphony Band concert on Saturday night.

Professional Development:

Current teachers may receive professional development certificates for participation in this symposium. Certificates will be made available at the end of Saturday by Robert Schmidt of Washington County School District and Bryant Smith from DSU.


Please feel free to call or email Dr. Bryant Smith with any questions, comments, or concerns regarding the festival. or 435-652-7997.

We look forward to seeing you on November 20-21, 2020 for this amazing experience!