Great Mission, Great Website!
Great Mission, Great Website!
November 16, 2021

A great mission has to have a great website, and YDOP’s marketing team excelled at building SWAN’s new site! They created a fresh look that is in perfect...

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Lancaster Symphony Orchestra Musicians Visit SWAN4kids Class
Lancaster Symphony Orchestra Musicians Visit SWAN4kids Class
November 8, 2021

Emerging from the world of virtual learning, SWAN 4 Kids students had the thrill of having Lancaster Symphony Orchestra (LSO) musicians perform for them during their after-school...

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A Child Advocate’s Perspective – Fall 2021
A Child Advocate’s Perspective – Fall 2021
October 15, 2021

by Amanda Fontaine, Student and Family Resource Specialist, Carter MacRae Elementary School Music is a powerful tool, and SWAN harnesses it to empower students. As I have...

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Meet Our Team: Brooke Beazley
Meet Our Team: Brooke Beazley
September 14, 2021

We’d like to introduce one of our team members, program director Brooke Beazley. I am a cellist and began studying the cello at the age of...

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Meet Our Team: Lauren Reyes
Meet Our Team: Lauren Reyes
August 17, 2021

We’d like to introduce one of our team members, music teacher, and board president Lauren Reyes. “I began taking piano lessons in first grade, and then started...

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Meet Our Team: Margaret Jackson
Meet Our Team: Margaret Jackson
July 13, 2021

We’d like to introduce one of our team members, music teacher Margaret Jackson. “I play the violin, viola, piano, and sing. Violin was my first instrument...

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A Student’s Perspective – Summer 2021
A Student’s Perspective – Summer 2021
June 21, 2021

McKayla is a delightful eight-year-old that has been studying ukulele with SWAN teacher, Lauren Reyes, for several years. She’s energetic, loves to kid around, and can...

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Meet Our Team: George Yellak
Meet Our Team: George Yellak
June 15, 2021

We’d like to introduce one of our team members, music teacher George Yellak. “I began taking music lessons at the age of 12 and played the...

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Summer with SWAN
Summer with SWAN
June 9, 2021

We are excited to kick off our “Summer with SWAN” music lessons, and we need your help. To provide a summer filled with music-making for 30...

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Clark Foundation Invests in SWAN Students
Clark Foundation Invests in SWAN Students
May 28, 2021

The Clark Associates Charitable Foundation granted funds to SWAN to continue providing music lessons to our awesome students. Summer lessons are already underway. Students are finding...

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