Music Staff

Dr. Keith Walker

Music Director and Conductor
 

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Keith holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Conducting from the University of South Carolina, a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Augusta University. He has served as music director of churches in South Carolina, Georgia, and Missouri. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.


Leanne Herrmann

Accompanist
 

LeanneBig-248x300Leanne Herrmann, Accompanist, has served as the Accompanist for the DeKalb Choral Guild since 1988. She is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and holds a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance. She works throughout the metro Atlanta area as a freelance accompanist and chamber music pianist. Ms. Herrmann is currently the accompanist for the Collegium Vocale and the Summer Singers of Atlanta, and is the staff pianist for Paideia School and organist at Oak Grove United Methodist Church. She has appeared in concert with the Gwinnett Festival Singers, the Gwinnett Young Singers, the Young Singers of Callanwolde, and the William Baker Festival Singers.

 

Trustees

DeKalb Choral Guild is led by a dedicated Executive Committee and Board of Trustees recruited from within the singing membership and from the community at large. 

Board of Trustees

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President

Robert "Sheye" Breaux

Since joining the singing membership of the DeKalb Choral Guild Sheye has jumped into the leadership of the organization by helping with missional developement, branding, and communications. Since joining the board he has overseen volunteer coordination, introduced fund raising ideas and is now serving as President. Sheye has worked in labor relations and is currenlty a ramp agent at Hartzfield-Jackson airport.

Trustees:

Tricia Troester-Secretary

Peggy Emrey-Treasurer

Marlee Warner-Outgoing Treasurer

Mary Root-At large member

Chas Gowing-At large member

Pat Harris-At large member

Beth Golmar-Choral Representative

Other Leadership Positions

In addition to the Board of Trustees and the Musical Staff, the DeKalb Choral Guild relies on a number of volunteers to assist in its organization. 

Singer Section Leaders

TBD

Librarian

Kay Johnson

Audition Coordinators

Pam Kilmer

Concert Program Notes

Kim Kyle

Facebook/Social Media

Wendy Truran

Board and Directors Emeriti

Conductor Emeritus, Dr. William O. Baker

Trustee Emerita, Dr. Barbara Pettitt

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