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Classical Music Series

Classical Music Series at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts

Claflin Hill String Quartet Family Concert
Featuring a visit from Santa, a Holiday sing-along, Nutcracker dancers, face-painting, and sweet treats!

Saturday, December 14
3pm - 4pm: 1-hr, 15 minute concert
2:30-3pm, 4-4:30pm: Instrument Petting Zoo & Face Painting

The Claflin Hill Symphony String Quartet performs a family themed concert this Holiday season at the HCA . The concert will feature classical music that is accessible to listeners of all ages, plus Holiday favorites.  The musicians will introduce and demonstrate the different instruments of the string family, and kids are welcome to learn more first hand during our Instrument Petting Zoo (available 30 min. before and after the concert).  And Santa will be available for pictures after the concert!

All ages are welcome. This event is a perfect for families to introduce children of all ages to classical music. Refreshments are included with your ticket.

The Claflin Hill Symphony String Quartet:
Lynne Canavan, violin
Zachary Surapine, violin
Lisa Kempskie, viola
Roger Kimball, cello


  1. Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, W.A. Mozart, 1st Mvmt

  2. Air on the G String, J.S. Bach, 1st Mvmt

  3. Under the Sea, from The Little Mermaid, Arranged by Steven L. Rosenkhaus, Music by Alan Menken

  4. Over The Rainbow, from The Wizard of Oz, Music by Harold Arlen, Arranged by William Ryden

  5. Let It Go from Disney’s Frozen, Music by Kristen Anderson Lopez and Robert Lopez

  6. Beauty and the Beast, Music by Howard Ashman, Arranged by Roger Kimball

  7. Baby Shark, Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Robert Wright, Arranged by Rafael Brito

  8. Hanukkah, S’Vivon, My Dreidel, Rock of Ages

  9. The Christmas Song, Music by Mel Torme/Wells, Arranged by Roger Kimball

  10. Frosty The Snowman, Music by Steve Nelson and Jack Rollins, Arranged by Steve W. Mauldin

  11. Greensleeves

 Sing-A-Long Holiday Selections:

  1. The 12 Days of Christmas, Music by Frederic Austin, Arranged by Lynne Latham

  2. Santa Claus is Coming To Town, Music by Haven Gillespie and J. Fred Coots, Arranged by Steve W. Mauldin

  3. Silent Night, Music by Mohr/Gruber, Arranged by Roger Kimball

  4. Jingle Bells, Music by James Pierpont, Arranged by Marhall Ocker

  5. Joy To The World, Music by Isaac Watts

Selections from The Nutcracker with Guest Dancers, Music by Pyotr .Ilyich. Tchaikovsky

  1. March, Arranged by Lynne Latham

  2. Arabian Dance, Arranged by Tomoko Iwamoto

  3. Dance of the Mirlitons, Arranged by Tomoko Iwamoto

The Hopkinton Center for the Arts is excited to partner for the second time this year with The Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra --  a professional, regional orchestra based in Milford.  This collaboration began in the summer with a performance of the CHSO Jazz Quartet, who performed at the HCA's Sunset Jazz Series in August. More concerts are planned in the coming year.

Tickets are $20 adults, $15 students/seniors
HCA Members: $18 adults, $13.50 students/seniors


This event is sponsored by Scott's Landscaping of Hopkinton, MA.


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