|Giving Tuesday at Festival Hill - The Excitement is Building|
On Tuesday, November 28, Round Top Festival Institute will launch its third annual fall 24-hour online fundraising challenge. The goal of the "Give2RTFInstitute" Giving Tuesday Campaign is to raise $30,000 to help fund the 2018 Scholarship Program.
We are happy to announce a matching gift of $1,000 pledged by our Founding Managing Director, Richard Royall. Give early in the campaign and double the value of your donation!
Give to support scholarships on November 28 and your name will be entered in a drawing for 3 great prizes, including 4 tickets to the SOLD OUT Nutcracker Ballet!
Join Richard and make our campaign a success!!!
|Thomas Burritt, Marimba in Concert on January 13, 2018|
Thomas Burritt will perform works for solo marimba at Festival Hill on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 3 PM. He will be joined by pianist James Dick, the Institute's Founder and Artistic Director, to perform selected works for marimba and piano. Percussion students from the University of Texas Butler School of Music will provide accompaniment. Adult $25. Student $10. General seating.
Lunch will be available prior to the concert in the Menke House, by reservation only. The buffet-style pre-concert meal has become a favorite among concertgoers. Purchase meal when you purchase concert tickets.
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|Note by Note - The Story of James Dick and Festival Hill|
"For more than 40 years, James Dick has been quietly building a renowned musical mecca in Central Texas." The article, Note by Note, in the November/December 2017 issue of the Alcalde, official publication of the Texas Exes, goes on to say, "the original six acres that Dick bought have slowly grown into over 200 verdant acres. And then, of course, is the pièce de résistance: A grand, 1,000-seat concert hall with a steepled ceiling...
"Dick, BM '63, Life Member, Distinguished Alumnus, was raised on a farm in Kansas... After graduating from UT in 1963, and spending two Fulbright Fellowships at the Royal Academy of Music in London, Dick was beginning his concert career in full, picking up international music awards along the way... 'But I'd always loved to teach,' Dick says, 'I thought maybe there will be someplace we can find where we can invite some pianists to......
|Nutcracker Ballet at Festival Hill - SOLD OUT|
The Nutcracker Ballet at Festival Hill scheduled for Saturday, December 9 has sold out. You may call 979-249-3129 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to be put on a waiting list.
|2017-2018 August-to-April Concert Series|
The 2017-2018 August-to-April Concert Series Events are listed below. Tickets are available online. Adult $25-$40. Student $10.
Lunch is available prior to some concerts. All meals are "reservation only." Overnight accommodations are available on concert weekends. Call the office at 979-249-3129 or email email@example.com to reserve a room.
- The Nutcracker Ballet - SOLD OUT, Saturday, December 9, 2017, 4:00 PM
- Thomas Burritt, Marimba and James Dick, Piano, Saturday, January 13, 2018, 3:00 PM
Pre-concert lunch at 12:45 PM (by reservation only)