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Longmont Chorale Gift Cards

For that person who has everything, give tickets to a Longmont Chorale concert! Gift cards are good towards online ticket purchases for any Longmont Chorale concert. No shipping, no sales tax, no hassles - all music.  It's the perfect gift!...

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Why Give to the Longmont Chorale?

We believe that choral music can accomplish things which many other mediums struggle to achieve - or simply cannot achieve.   In addition to all the impactful programs and activities you'll find listed on our Support page, here are several great reasons to support...

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Concert Notes: “S’vivon”

The Jewish Festival of Lights – spelled variously as Hannukah, Hanukkah, Chanukah, etc. – is a joyous Jewish Holiday. (The English spelling varies, because it is transliterated from Hebrew which has a different alphabet.) The holiday celebrates...

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Concert Notes: “Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming”

“Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming” is our familiar English title for the German Christmas carol, “Es ist ein Ros entsprungen.” It is also sometimes called in English “A Spotless Rose.” The German version, author unknown, first appeared in print in 1599. The...

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Concert Notes: “Little Tommy’s Choir”

Pictured: The Christmas Market in Tallinn, Estonia. “Little Tommy’s Choir” is one among several secular, winter-themed Estonian carols. It celebrates the both joy of the Christmas season for children and their interaction with various animals. The music...

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Concert Notes: “Esta Noche”

“Esta noche” is Spanish for “this night.” An internet search of the Spanish phrase revealed that, musically, there are at least two songs by this name. One is a love song, and the other is a traditional Spanish Christmas carol of unknown origin, sometimes...

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Concert Notes: “Ding, Dong! Merrily on High!”

The melody “Ding Dong Merrily on High” first appeared in a French dance tune book compiled in the 1500’s by Jehan Tabourot. George Ratcliffe Woodward wrote the English lyrics for this Christmas carol and first published the song in 1924 in “The Cambridge...

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Viva Voce: Handel’s Messiah (Past) – Dec. 15

Viva Voce performs Handel's Messiah as guests of the LSO Chamber Orchestra Longmont Chorale’s Viva Voce  – Scott Hamlin, artistic director Longmont Symphony Chamber Orchestra Elliot Moore, conductor Ekaterina Kotcherguina, soprano Claire McCahan, mezzo-soprano Charles...

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Introducing Alpine Brass Quintet

Introducing Alpine Brass Quintet, Special Guests for Sing "Joy to the World!" Debut Performance This Sunday, the Longmont Chorale is joined by special guests, Alpine Brass Quintet, in their debut performance. Alpine Brass will perform several...

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Sing “Joy to the World!” (Past) – Dec. 8

Sing "Joy to the World!" Musical Gifts from Many Lands Sunday, Dec. 8 at 3pm, LifeBridge Church, Longmont The Longmont Chorale performs a traditional holiday concert with a guest brass quintet.  Our Youth Vocal Competition winners will perform. This...

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Shop ‘Til You Drop! (Past) – Nov. 4

Our annual arts and crafts fair is back, on Monday, 11/04, from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Christmas shop early for unique, handmade gifts for friends and family - or something special for yourself! (We won't tell!) A portion of your purchase supports the Longmont Chorale through...

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