Choristers Guild Institute 2019


July 22, 2019 through July 26, 2019
First United Methodist Church

Fort Worth, TX



Registration is open for the 2019 Choristers Guild Institute, July 22-July 26. The week-long Institute will open at noon Monday and will conclude Friday afternoon at 12:30. (See full schedule here.) Location: the First United Methodist Church (800 W. Fifth St.) in downtown Fort Worth, Texas.



The program fee is $725 for attendees in their first, second, or third years of CGI. CGI alumni (those who have completed year three of the three-year program) are invited to attend at the alumni rate of $400.


A meal plan will be offered for $120. This plan will cover lunches Tuesday through Thursday, a Monday evening reception, and your ticket to the Helen Kemp Banquet on Thursday evening.


Lodging, travel and required books are separate expenses.  


Hotel reservations

Hawthorne Suites by Wyndham, 1701 S. University, in Fort Worth's cultural district


Attendees will need to make their own hotel reservations (817-870-1011) and hold with credit card no later than June 28, 2019. Use the group code CGXCGC and select room. Group rates cover selection of: queen bed ($79), 2 double beds ($89), or penthouse suite ($99). All rooms have a full kitchen with fridge/freezer, microwave, oven and dishes.


Other hotel features:

FREE daily breakfast

FREE evening meal (5 p.m.-7 p.m.)

Complimentary parking

Complimentary internet

Six restaurants located across from hotel


Deferment or Cancellations

Should you need to cancel or defer your registration, please contact the CGI registrar immediately. June 19 is the cutoff date for requesting refunds.  If you have questions about your registration or payment, please contact the conference registrar:


Colleen Oates, Registrar

Choristers Guild

12404 Park Central Drive, Suite 100

Dallas, TX 75251

1-800-246-7478 ext. 225

Conference Registration


Pass Name Description
Helen Kemp Banquet (Extra Guests Only) Cynthia Nott, Artistic Director of the the Children's Chorus of Greater Dallas since its inception in 1997, is the 2019 Helen Kemp Lecturer.


Event Name Date Time Description
Helen Kemp Banquet Jul 25, 2019 6:30 PM Central Tickets for those who wish to attend the Helen Kemp Banquet on July 25, 2019, and are not registered participants in the Choristers Guild Institute 2019, or for Institute participants who wish to bring a guest to the banquet.