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Sponsored by BMW Manufacturing, Lollipops is a free program held at local libraries that introduces classical music, orchestral instruments and the musicians of the GSO to our very youngest audience members: preschoolers and early elementary schoolchildren.

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February 2017

Lollipops: The Tortoise and The Hare

4 Feb, 2017 11:30 am - 12:00 pm 25 Heritage Green Place
Greenville, SC 29601 United States

10:00 am: Jean M. Smith Library, Greer 11:30 am: Hughes Main Library, Downtown Greenville Featuring the GSO Wind Quintet ADMISSION IS FREE! The classic children's tale, "The Tortoise and The Hare," comes to life through SCCT's Principal Teaching Artist Traysie Amick and the GSO Wind Quintet.  Even the slowest tortoise can defeat the quickest hare, and even the proudest hare can lean a timeless lesson from the most humble tortoise: slow and steady wins the race!  Here is a superbly…

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March 2017

Lollipops: Gabriella’s Song

11 Mar, 2017 10:00 am - 10:30 am 626 NE Main Street
Simpsonville, SC 29681 United States

10:00 am: Hendricks Library, Simpsonville 11:30 am: Hughes Main Library, Downtown Greenville Featuring the GSO String Quintet ADMISSION IS FREE! In the streets and canals of Venice, Gabriella can hear nothing but sweet music.  The drying laundry goes "slap-slap," the church bells go "ting-aling-ling," and the lire go "jing-aling-ling."  Soon, Gabriella is humming her way through town --and everyone hears her song!  Some find it sad, others smile when they hear it -- but none can forget the beautiful melody.…

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Lollipops: Gabriella’s Song

11 Mar, 2017 11:30 am - 12:00 pm 25 Heritage Green Place
Greenville, SC 29601 United States

10:00 am: Hendricks Library, Simpsonville 11:30 am: Hughes Main Library, Downtown Greenville Featuring the GSO String Quintet ADMISSION IS FREE! In the streets and canals of Venice, Gabriella can hear nothing but sweet music.  The drying laundry goes "slap-slap," the church bells go "ting-aling-ling," and the lire go "jing-aling-ling."  Soon, Gabriella is humming her way through town --and everyone hears her song!  Some find it sad, others smile when they hear it -- but none can forget the beautiful melody.…

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April 2017

Lollipops: Max Found Two Sticks

22 Apr, 2017 10:00 am - 10:30 am 505 Pennsylvania Avenue
Greer, 29650 United States

10:00 am: Jean M. Smith Library, Greer 11:30 am: Hughes Main Library, Downtown Greenville Featuring Daniel Kirkpatrick & Jason Currin, Percussion ADMISSION IS FREE! On a day when Max doesn't feel much like talking to anyone, a strong breeze shakes two heavy twigs to the ground in front of his brownstone home.  Picking them up, the young boy begins to beat out a rhythm that imitates the sounds of his city neighborhood: pigeons startled into flight, rain tapping against a…

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Lollipops: Max Found Two Sticks

22 Apr, 2017 11:30 am - 12:00 pm 25 Heritage Green Place
Greenville, SC 29601 United States

10:00 am: Jean M. Smith Library, Greer 11:30 am: Hughes Main Library, Downtown Greenville Featuring Daniel Kirkpatrick & Jason Currin, Percussion ADMISSION IS FREE! On a day when Max doesn't feel much like talking to anyone, a strong breeze shakes two heavy twigs to the ground in front of his brownstone home.  Picking them up, the young boy begins to beat out a rhythm that imitates the sounds of his city neighborhood: pigeons startled into flight, rain tapping against a…

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June 2017

Summer Lollipops at Twilight Tales presents Daniel Kirkpatrick & Friends from DRUM Percussion Studio

5 Jun, 2017 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm 25 Heritage Green Place
Greenville, SC 29601 United States

7:00 pm: Hughes Main Library, Downtown Greenville ADMISSION IS FREE! It's all about percussion in the first concert of our Summer Lollipops Series!  Daniel Kirkpatrick and his friends from DRUM Percussion Studio World Percussion Ensemble take Lollipop-goers on an exciting, interactive, musical journey on everything percussion!  Can't make it on June the 5th?  No worries!  Catch an encore performance at the Hampton Memorial Library in Easley at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 24, 2017. Lollipops concerts introduce children to classical…

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July 2017

Summer Lollipops presents Daniel Kirkpatrick & Friends from DRUM Percussion Studio

24 Jul, 2017 10:30 am - 11:00 am 304 Biltmore Road
Easley, 29640 United States

10:30 am: Hampton Memorial Library, Easley ADMISSION IS FREE! It's all about percussion in the first concert of our Summer Lollipops Series!  Daniel Kirkpatrick and his friends from DRUM Percussion Studio World Percussion Ensemble take Lollipop-goers on an exciting, interactive, musical journey on everything percussion! Lollipops concerts introduce children to classical music and the instruments of the orchestra through interactive concerts presented by members of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra.  During each concert, chamber ensembles accompany a storybook reading.  And of…

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Summer Lollipops at Twilight Tales presents “The Three Little Pigs & the Big, Bad Wolf”

31 Jul, 2017 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm 25 Heritage Green Place
Greenville, SC 29601 United States

7:00 pm: Hughes Main Library, Downtown Greenville Traysie Amick, storyteller Braxton Ballew, double bass ADMISSION IS FREE! The classic tale of "The Three Little Pigs and the Big, Bad Wolf" comes to life in our final Summer Lollipops at Twilight Tales Series through the magical storytelling of SCCT Principal Teaching Artist, Traysie Amick, and the masterful musical performance of the GSO's Education Director, Braxton Ballew. Lollipops concerts introduce children to classical music and the instruments of the orchestra through interactive…

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October 2017

Lollipops: Call Me Tree/Llamame Arbol

14 Oct, 2017 10:00 am - 10:30 am 626 NE Main Street
Simpsonville, SC 29681 United States

10:00 am: Hendricks Library, Simpsonville 11:30 am: Hughes Main Library, Downtown Greenville Featuring the GSO String Quintet ADMISSION IS FREE! A child is like a tree, beginning as a seed and growing inside and out.  As the child branches out, it reaches to the world, finding comfort in its own skin as well as in its relationships with others.  Finding that each creature is different, the child embraces diversity, confidence, and self-love.  The GSO String Quintet will show their "roots"…

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December 2017

Lollipops: The Twelve Bots of Christmas

2 Dec, 2017 10:00 am - 10:30 am 505 Pennsylvania Avenue
Greer, 29650 United States

10:00 am: Jean M. Smith Library, Greer 11:30 am: Hughes Main Library, Greenville Featuring Daniel Kirkpatrick, Percussion In a "steampunk" retelling of the traditional Twelve Days of Christmas, everything is robotic.  This modern adaptation includes turbo doves, robot Santa, and cyber-reindeer pulling a techy, motorized sleigh.  The magical holiday spirit joins the 21st century as we follow Robo-Santa on his Christmas journey.  Percussionist Daniel Kirkpatrick will personify the new age gadgets alongside SCCT Principal Teaching Artist Traysie Amick's reading of…

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