Saturday April 18, 2020
50th Anniversary Gala

Festival Hill Water Fountain
A Golden Jubilee of Music

Save the Date!

Round Top Festival Institute's 50th Anniversary Gala is slated for Saturday, April 18, 2020 on the Festival Hill campus. Join us as we celebrate 50 years of excellence in art education and music while we set the stage for the future of Round Top Festival Institute. Ticket prices will be posted as they become available.

Who, What, Where, When and Why...

  • Honoring fifty years of James Dick, Founder and Artistic Director
  • In memory of Richard Royall, the Founding Managing Director
  • And the 2,500 young artists who have walked through the doors of the Festival Concert Hall
  • Fifty years of photographs and videos streaming during event
  • Cocktail reception
  • Live and silent auctions
  • Elegant, seated black tie dinner
  • Welcome by James Dick. Responses from former students
  • Saturday, April 18, 2020
  • Reception: 6:00
  • Dinner: 7:00
  • Live Auction: 8:00
  • on the beautiful grounds of Festival Hill
  • to educate and train young musicians through an intensive summer music education program and a comprehensive series of public performances
  • to present educational forums and music events featuring distinguished musicians, musicologists, art historians, humanities experts, writers and poets

Need additional information? Send email to or call the Festival Institute office at 979-249-3129. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Overnight accommodations on campus are available for the gala weekend. To reserve rooms for you and/or your guests, call 979-249-3129 or email Make reservations for groups early if you desire rooms in the same building.