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Program Changes for this Weekend at Festival HillProgram Changes for this Weekend at Festival Hill

Dongmin Kim opens tonight's concert at 7:30. He will conduct the Texas Festival String Ensemble in the performance of works by Holst, Elgar and Tchaikovsky. Next on the program is Brent Phillips, brass faculty, directing the Brass and Percussion Ensemble in a unique rendition of Fanfares Liturgiques (1947) by Henri Tomasi.

On Sunday July 3 at 3 PM enjoy a delightful and inspiring 4th of July program. The Patriotic Concert will feature the Brass and Percussion Ensemble performing American works.

Programs are subject to change.
COVID-19 Policy for VisitorsCOVID-19 Policy for Visitors

Round Top Festival Institute continues to take precautions to promote health and safety.

The number of COVID-19 cases in the Round Top area has increased.
  • Masks are recommended indoors. (Masks are available upon request.)
  • Social distancing is recommended. Keep a distance of at least 6 feet away from others while you are indoors.
  • If available, tickets will be sold at the door--only credit cards, checks, or exact cash are accepted.
  • If you feel sick, please consider rescheduling your visit.
2022 Round Top Music Festival2022 Round Top Music Festival

Eighty-seven talented young artists chosen from more than 450 applicants from all over the world will convene at tiny Round Top, Texas on Sunday June 5 till Sunday July 17, 2022 for the 51st Round Top Music Festival. The 6-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-two faculty members and six conductors will arrive on campus on a rotating schedule to mentor the participants.

Alumni of the previous 50 years are to be found at any corner of the planet playing in great symphony orchestras and teaching in leading universities and conservatories.


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James Dick, Texas Bluebonnets Grieg NocturneJames Dick, Texas Bluebonnets Grieg Nocturne

Texas Bluebonnets Grieg Nocturne - James Dick, piano (3:59)
Nocturne Op. 54/4 by Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Recorded by pianist James Dick on January 10, 2004
Video and editing: Don Teague (March/April 2020)

Round Top Festival Institute, the sole project of The James Dick Foundation for the Performing Arts, admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the Institute. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies and scholarship programs. This notice is published pursuant to IRS Revenue Procedure 2019-22.