You can be a patron of the arts when you support singing groups in Longmont. The Longmont Chorale has presented singing programs since the 1930s. It is a citizen’s choir organized as a nonprofit group. The first concert of the 81st season takes place on Oct. 15 at the Lifebridge Christian Church. A Quincentennial Celebration! features music inspired by the Reformation. Enjoy choral works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Martin Luther and Felix Mendelssohn. Visit the website to purchase your season tickets online (they make a great gift for your music loving friends, too). The Holiday Concert, Glad Tidings! sings out on Dec. 3, with special guests the Apollo Chamber Brass, St. Vrain Singers Children’s Choir and winners of the Youth Vocal Competition.