2016-2017 Concert Season

Mosaic Requiem, featuring Faure’s Requiem with chamber orchestra

Saturday, November 5, 2016, 7:30pm, Living Grace Lutheran Church, Tucker GA

Mosaic Requiem will feature Requiem, Op. 48 by Gabriel Fauré and settings from hymns of the American South. The American folk hymn arrangements, such as I will arise and Wayfarin’ Stranger, will weave, correspond, and intersperse within the Fauré. Come hear and experience Faure’s Requiem in a new way.

 

Plymouth Harbor Monthly Sing-A-Longs-on the second Thursday of the month, DCGers sing along with the guests at a local respite care facility to share the joy of music (not mandatory).

Avondale Tree Lighting Monday, November 28, 2016 Avondale Tree Lighting, 6:30pm. A community sing of carols and festive songs. Downtown Avondale. (Not mandatory)

 

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Saturday, March 4, 2017, 7:30pm

First Baptist Church of Avondale Estates.

Featuring music themed around different times of the day. 

 

Water

Saturday, May 6, 2017, 7:30pm

St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church, 1790 LaVista Rd. Atlanta, GA 30329

Featuring repertoire about water and highlighting Wells for Hope, a local nonprofit that brings water and wells to villages near Rumbek, South Sudan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014-15 Concert Season

 

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Spring Concert – Friday May 8th, 8pm

Sure Stars Shining: Songs of the Night Sky under the Night Sky at Fernbank's Jim Cherry Memorial Planetarium

The DeKalb Choral Guild in partnership with The Fernbank Science Center and DeKalb County Schools will 

present an extraordinary evening of ethereal music under the dome of stars of the Fernbank Science Center’s Jim Cherry Memorial Planetarium. Wor

ks include Eriks Esenvalds’s “Stars,” N. Grant Pfeifer’s “A Star,” David Dickau’s “Stars I Shall Find,” Eleanor Daley’s “The Stars Are With the Voyager,” and DCG  2009 GA Young Composers Festival finalist Daniel Elder's Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.

 

 
 
 
 

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Winter Concert - Saturday 24 January 2015, 8 pm

Et in terra pax - Peace in a World in Conflict

The DeKalb Choral Guild will 

offer reflections on conflict, 

Deep-rooted, age-old conflict, war, and peace.  

Avondale Estates First Baptist Church, all seats $5,intolerance, fear, pessimism, and hatred threaten our increasingly fragile world and make victims of the innocent.  In the midst of 

suffering we can become cynical.  Art and music can express our grief and elevate and illuminate paths to understanding when politics and words alone fail.  Works include  Kurt Bestor’s “Prayer of the Children,” and a 

setting of text by Mother Teresa of Calcutta: Rene Clausen’s “Prayer”. The Avondale Children's Choir will join us on the 

program. And we will highlight our recent signing of the Charter For Compassion.  The program concludes with 

John Rutter’s exuberant setting of the liturgical Gloria, which transcends ages and religions with its angelic proclamation of peace on earth.

47 Covington Hwy, Avondale Estates, GA 30002 map
 

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Fall Concert
Saturday 8 November, 2014, 8 pm 

Dialogues: Life and Death

This multi-media presentation featuring choral works along with spoken word and visual arts will explore and express dialogues on the themes of life and death – not so much as antithesis, but rather intimately related experiences. The program includes selections from William Schuman's Carols of Death, Eleanor Daley's "In Remembrance", and Norman Dello Joio's "A Jubilant Song." Various community organizations that offer support to the grieving and the dying will be special guests.

First Baptist Church of Avondale Estates

 

 

 

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