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Registration for Poetry at Round Top Opens TODAY!Registration for Poetry at Round Top Opens TODAY!

Registration for Poetry at Round Top opens online at 9 am today, February 19. The event, now in its 17th year, will occur on April 20-22 on the beautiful and inspiring Festival Hill campus.

Featured poets include Naomi Shihab Nye, Coleman Barks, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Roger Reeves, Javier Zamora, Emmy Pérez, Carrie Fountain, Kurt Heinzelman and Liz Garton Scanlon.

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Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet Comes to Festival Hill March 3Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet Comes to Festival Hill March 3

Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet returns to the Festival Concert Hall stage on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 3:00 PM to perform selections from their wide repertoire. In celebration of QGQ's 25th anniversary, pianist James Dick will join the ensemble to perform the premiere of a Quintet with Piano by Sergio Molina. The program also includes Symphonic Dances from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein, arranged by Thiago Tavares. Adult $30. Student $10.

Composed of Brazilian guitarists Chrystian Dozza, Fabio Ramazzina, Thiago Abdalla and Sidney Molina, the Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet is acclaimed as one of the world's top guitar ensembles. View Repertoire for the afternoon concert.

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Student Application Deadline Extended to February 26Student Application Deadline Extended to February 26

The deadline to submit an application to the Round Top Music Festival has been extended to Monday, February 26. Visit the Summer Institute and Student Information pages for details. Video auditions must be uploaded by February 26. Recommendations need to be received by March 5.

This year, the festival dates are June 3-July 15. The Institute offers to accepted young artists a scholarship ($6,000 value) for tuition. Additional fees for registration and housing apply.

The Round Top Festival Institute offers six weeks of intensive training for young talented musicians seeking a transition from conservatories and universities to a future professional career. Symphony orchestra,......

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Registration is Open for the Herbal Forum at Festival HillRegistration is Open for the Herbal Forum at Festival Hill

Registration for the 23rd Annual Herbal Forum is open. Join us as we celebrate "Ginger - Our Herb for 2018". Plan now to attend the Herbal Forum on Saturday, March 17, with five exciting and informative presentations throughout the day by leading experts in their respective fields. Optional workshops will be offered on Friday afternoon, March 16. The registration fee of $80 is required for participation in all weekend events.

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2018 Round Top Music Festival Announced in Musical America2018 Round Top Music Festival Announced in Musical America

The 2018 Round Top Music Festival was announced in a press release, penned by Round Top Festival Institute's Program Director Alain Declert, in the January issue of Musical America. The press release is reprinted below.

Ninety young talented artists chosen from more than 500 applicants from all over the world will convene at tiny Round Top, Texas on Sunday June 3 till Sunday July 15, 2018. The six-week intensely concentrated course supervised by its founder and artistic director, James Dick, includes orchestra rehearsals and performances, chamber music coaching and performances, master classes and private lessons. Forty faculty members and six conductors will mentor the participants. Alums of the previous 47 years are to be found at any corner of the planet playing in great symphony orchestras and teaching in leading universities and conservatories. Twelve of them are now teaching at Round Top!

Everyday visitors and music lovers can join and attend......

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2017-2018 August-to-April Concert Series2017-2018 August-to-April Concert Series

The 2017-2018 August-to-April Concert Series Events are listed below. Tickets are available online. Adult $30. Student $10.

Overnight accommodations are available on concert weekends. Call the office at 979-249-3129 or email reservations@festivalhill.org to reserve a room.


   - Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet with James Dick, Piano, Saturday, March 3, 2018, 3:00 PM
        Lunch at 12:45 PM (by reservation only)

   - James Dick, Solo Piano, Saturday, April 14, 2018, 3:00 PM
        Reception and Dinner at 6:00 PM (by reservation only)

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