Recording Sessions at Festival Hill

Record your next album at Round Top Festival Institute in the heart of Central Texas. The impressive performance venues include the world-class Festival Concert Hall, Edythe Bates Old Chapel (pictured on the left), and the Lower Chapel (Kafe Kaffeine).

Join other luminaries from various genres who have recorded in these unique arenas, including the Chiara String Quartet and Eusia String Quartet, clarinetist Hakan Rosengren, the University of Texas Wind Symphony, Ian 'Mac' McLagan (Small Faces / Faces), Ray Wylie Hubbard, and Audley Freed (The Black Crowes / New Earth Mud). Testimonials speak for themselves.

Lower Chapel

The more intimate Edythe Bates Old Chapel features stunning decor and acoustics, as well as a 9-foot Steinway, while The Lower Chapel (pictured on the right) offers a jazz/cabaret style setting.

The 1,000-seat Festival Concert Hall (stage pictured bottom left) features phenomenal acoustics and is jaw-droppingly beautiful. As such, it lends itself to archival recording of your recording session.

Festival Hill's 210-acre campus features ample walking trails, lush gardens, inspiring art and architecture, and hidden alcoves for meditation and contemplation, perfect to inspire the muse. Festival Hill has been described as a "Shangri-La" hidden in the heart of Texas and will provide you with a recording experience unlike any other. Accommodations and catering are also available.

For more information, call the Festival Institute office at 979-249-3129 or send an email to