Community Choral Symposium - Registration

January / February 2020

Are you interested in opportunities to perform in Texas Bach Festival?  Message the festival staff with your interest!  Use the form below, or send a letter to:

Texas Bach Festival
P.O. Box 27407
Austin, TX 78755

Our sincere and grateful thanks to you!

​​Score Ordering Information

Please use the Novello (Watkins Shaw) edition of Messiah for  the “Christmas Encore” Symposium.  

If you need a copy of this edition, please contact:

Penders Music
Todd Thompson

Cost: $11.00 + $6.00 estimated S&H

Rehearsal CD Ordering Information

For those singers wishing assistance in properly learning or touching up their Messiah parts, Single Parts with Study Spots rehearsal CDs are highly recommended. See

for product, ordering and delivery information.

Frequently Asked Questions

​​​​Symposium Schedule:


ALC = Ascension Lutheran Church, 6420 Hart Ln, Austin. TX 78731

SMEC = St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 8134 Mesa Dr., Austin, TX 78759

Chorus rehearsals: ALC
Tuesday, August 4, 7-10 pm
Thursday, August 6, 7-10 pm
Tuesday, August 11, 7-10 pm
Thursday, August 13, 7-10 pm
Tuesday, August 18, 7-10 pm
Thursday, August 20, 7-10 pm

Seminars: ALC
Thursday, August 6, 6:00-6:45 pm
Tuesday, August 11, 6:00-6:45 pm
Thursday, August 13, 6:00-6:45 pm
Tuesday, August 18 6:00-6:45 pm

Chorus/orchestra rehearsals: SMEC
Friday, August 21, 7-10 pm
Saturday, August 22, 10 am-1:00 pm

Performance: SMEC
Saturday, August 22, 8:00 pm (7:00 call)

Complete schedule and score ordering information at bottom of page - scroll down!

Step 1: Registration page

Fill out the Registration Form and click "Submit".  Complete one form for each registrant.

Once you click Submit you will go to...

Step 2: Registration Fee Payment page​
The registration fee helps defray Symposium expenses.

(preferred method for payment)​

Click the correct Buy Now button to pay by credit card.  


(optional method for payment)

Mail a check for $100 per adult registrant, $50 per student registrant, to:

Texas Bach Festival
P.O. Box 27407
Austin, TX 78755

Please indicate the registrant's name, email, phone number, and voice part with your payment.

Important update: the inaugural Texas Bach Festival Community Choral Symposium has been rescheduled for August 4-22!

More updates coming soon!

Symposium Registration Fee Information

Adults:  $100 per person

​Students: $50 per person

Fees collected help defray Symposium expenses.

Registration Form