Instrument Gift
Gardner’s Mattress & More Donates Instruments
May 13, 2022

Gardner’s Co-owners Ben McClure and Jeff Giagnocavo were inspired to make a generous instrument donation when they learned about SWAN’s awesome students. On April 25, they hosted their Lancaster...

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LSO Partnership and Performance
LSO Partnership and Performance
May 4, 2022

SWAN students enjoyed performing for a pre-concert neighborhood event sponsored by the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra (LSO) on April 7. They were invited to stay for LSO’s...

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SWAN's Website Receives GOLD
SWAN’s Website Receives GOLD from International Competition
April 13, 2022

SWAN’s new website received a Gold Award from the Horizon Interactive Awards in the Non-Profit category. YDOP designed the site giving it a fresh look that is in perfect harmony with the quality content....

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Hungry for Music Grants Drum Kits
Hungry for Music Grants Drum Kits
April 8, 2022

Two of our students received drum kits at their homes, allowing them to practice and excel on their instruments. They were donated by “Hungry for Music,”...

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Dr. Rau
A Tribute to Dr. Damaris Rau, Superintendent, SDoL
March 17, 2022

As Dr. Rau plans for retirement, the words that come to our minds about her service to the school district are compassion and competency. Her compassion...

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Boy playing music on a keyboard
Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience – A Student’s Impact Story
March 11, 2022

When Logan walks on stage to perform, you have to smile. That’s because this 3rd grader from Mountville Elementary School lights up whenever he gets a chance to...

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girl performing on viola
Student Spotlight – Spring 2022
March 8, 2022

Jaylianna began her private viola lessons with SWAN less than a year ago. She had recently graduated 5th grade and wasn’t sure if she wanted to...

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Student with violin instrument
Lancaster Symphony Comes to the Rescue
March 3, 2022

Sara loves playing the violin but was struggling with an inferior instrument. SWAN had no violins in our inventory, so we contacted the Lancaster Symphony for help....

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“Gifts That Give Hope” Makes an Impact
“Gifts That Give Hope” Makes an Impact
February 17, 2022

Gifts That Give Hope donors contributed over $700 to support our students’ music lessons and performances. Most of those donations came during their Gift Fair in...

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The Extraordinary Give 2021
The Extraordinary Give 2021
February 3, 2022

The most impactful day of SWAN’s year is the Extraordinary Give Campaign! In 2021, SWAN received $79,146, and 100% of those funds are used for music lessons, performances,...

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