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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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April 2017

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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March 2018

Lollipops: Irving the Frog and His Violin

March 17 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 the GSO String Quintet ADMISSION IS FREE! Irving the Frog is a bit different from other frogs -- he plays the violin!  Though he starts the story alone and unlike other creatures, he believes in himself and loves the music he makes.  In this offbeat story, Irving makes friends as he makes music.  He shows that no matter how different you are, others will accept you…

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July 2018

Summer Lollipops: STEAM Powered Lollipops!

July 23 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm 25 Heritage Green Place
Greenville, SC 29601 United States

Monday, July 23, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Hughes Main Library, Downtown Greenville Sharon Gerber, cello ADMISSION IS FREE! Join Celloasis, featuring Sharon Gerber and friends, as we explore how modern musicians use all kinds of technology to make music! 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 course, audience members receive a lollipop…

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Summer Lollipops: Percussion Palooza

July 30 10:30 am - 11:00 am 304 Biltmore Road
Easley, 29640 United States

Monday, July 30, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Hampton Memorial Library, Easley Daniel Kirkpatrick, percussion ADMISSION IS FREE! Lollipops heads to the Hampton Memorial Library in Easley for "Percussion Palooza," featuring the GSO's principal timpanist, Daniel Kirkpatrick! 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 course, audience members receive a lollipop at the end…

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August 2018

Summer Lollipops: Beat the Heat, Beat the DRUMS!

August 6 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm 25 Heritage Green Place
Greenville, SC 29601 United States

Monday, August 6, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Hughes Main Library, Downtown Greenville ADMISSION IS FREE! Daniel Kirkpatrick, percussion Come explore the wonderful world of percussion with Daniel Kirkpatrick and his friends from DRUM Percussion Studio! 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 course, audience members receive a lollipop at the end of…

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