Choristers Guild Institute 2019


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

Fort Worth, TX



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



A non-refundable deposit of $200 is due at the time of registration, and will be applied to your full program fee of $725. The remaining balance of $525 must be paid by May 1, 2019. CGI alumni (those who have completed year three of the three-year program) are welcome to attend at the alumni rate of $400. The non-refundable deposit and balance due date of May 1 also applies to alumni.


A meal plan ($120 estimated) will be offered. The meal plan will include lunches Tuesday-Thursday, an evening reception Monday, and your ticket for the Helen Kemp Banquet on Thursday evening.


Lodging, travel, and required books are additional costs to be covered by attendees.


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


Refund policy

Should you need to cancel or defer your registration, please contact the CGI registrar immediately. Cancellations made before June 1, 2019, will receive a refund of payments made, less the $200 non-refundable deposit. No refunds will be given after June 1, 2019.


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
Alumni Balance Due
Alumni Registration Fee Must have completed 3rd year at the Institute
Attendee Balance Due
Attendee Registration Fee
Deposit Only (Balance Due 5/1/19)
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.