Founded in 1971 by world-renowned American concert pianist James Dick, the Festival showcases The Texas Festival Orchestra and a host of
internationally regarded conductors and performers in orchestral and chamber music concerts for six weeks each summer, as well as presenting
concerts throughout the year.
Round Top Festival Institute campus is a unique facility set apart from the distractions of urban living. Visitors have the opportunity to relax, reflect and enjoy the many services and amenities available. Facilities are great for weddings, receptions, conferences, retreats and photography sittings. Overnight accommodations for concerts and other events are also available. The Edythe Bates Old Chapel is fully-equipped for a beautiful wedding or conference presentation. Conferences can break in smaller groups and meet in the Service Building. Food service offers breakfast and meals in the dining hall at Menke House.