Founded in 1978, the DeKalb Choral Guild now celebrates 35 years of continuous choral excellence in DeKalb County. A special alumni choir will gather together for the Anniversary Concert, to be held Saturday February 23, 2013 at 7:30pm at the Avondale Estates First Baptist Church (47 Covington Hwy, Avondale), their new rehearsal and concert home. The concert will be led by two prominent regional guest directors: Donald Milton III and R. Wayne Woodson II. Featured will be the Celebration Mass, written to honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. by renowned Atlanta composer Sharon Willis, and commissioned by the DeKalb Choral Guild. The program also includes further works written expressly for the Guild and winning compositions from the Guild’s Georgia Young Composer’s Festival. Tickets cost $15 for adults and $5 for students and seniors and can be purchased at the door or online (discount available) at their website www.dekalbchoralguild.org.