DeKalb Choral Guild is a dynamic choir in the metro Atlanta area, celebrating over 39 years of harmony, community and music making.



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The DeKalb Choral Guild in the community:


Plymouth Harbor

at our monthly "Sing a long with the DCG" with the guests at Plymouth Harbor Respite Care. Second Thursdays.


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at the Avondale tree lighting, dressed festively and singing with other community members.




Catmas caroling for the benefit of cats and patrons of Second Life store in Avondale



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Mondays -Aug 15 and 22th

Call today to schedule:



Dear Prospective Member of the DeKalb Choral Guild,

Thank you for your interest in this fine chorus.  We are pleased that you are considering becoming a member for this, our 39th season.  We have an exciting season planned with some extraordinary repertoire, and I hope you will be a part of it.  The audition is like a first date – we both know we are interested, but we need to get to know each other better.  I hope that through a respectful and engaging audition, we will begin a great relationship.  Please take time to read the information below so that you are familiar with who we are and how we do things.  Then, I hope you will pick-up the phone and schedule your audition with us.


Mary E. Root , DCG music director


Many find auditions nerve-wracking, and we understand that.  We hope that you will enter into the audition process with the knowledge that you will be treated with respect and care.  Uncomfortable as it may be, the audition allows us to evaluate whether you are a good candidate for our chorus, and you will also have the opportunity to determine if DCG is the right chorus for you.


Auditions are by appointment only and will be held Monday evenings August 15 & 22, 2016 at First Baptist Church of Avondale Estates. Call 678-318-1362 to schedule an audition.



  1. 1.Prepared Solo: Can be art song, aria, folksong, selection from a musical, or hymn.  No pop music.  Selection should be no longer than three and a half minutes.  You must bring a copy for the accompanist and copy for yourself if the piece is not memorized.  The prepared solo does not need to be memorized but should be chosen to show music strengths. 
  2. 2.Interview with staff to ascertain/review choral experience, desire to participate, and understanding of requirements of

      III. Vocalization to determine placement.










Season 39


Saturday November 5th 7:30pm

Living Grace Lutheran, Tucker

featuring Requiem, Op. 48 by Gabriel Fauré and Settings from American Southern Hymns


Saturday March 4th 2017 7:30pm, First Baptist Church of Avondale Estates

featuring music themed around different times of the day. 



Saturday May 6, 2017

7:30pm, First Baptist Church of Avondale Estates

featuring repertoire about water.




Read our latest Blog post about how we are becoming a more compassionate chorus.

We are an official Arts partner of the Charter for Compassion. We feel that our mission to enrich our community through excellent choral music is in harnonious alignment with a commitment to encourage our world to be more compassionate and less caustic and fragmented. Music brings people to together to share concerns, joys and sorrows. Making and experiencing choral music is an act of collaboration. Our concerts are dialouges that are meant to start and continue conversations and to encourage hopeful action. Click below to donate to the DeKalb Choral Guild.

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Click the donate now button to support our mission of creating opportunites for our community to experience and be enriched by excellent choral music and thereby, to create a more compassionate world. 



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