What Happened? 1266 Music Lessons!
What Happened? 1266 Music Lessons!
March 21, 2023

We are glad to share our 2022 highlights and the impact your support has had on our students. A lot has happened! Within the year, 1,266...

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D'Addario Foundation
The D’Addario Foundation Awards SWAN
March 1, 2023

The D’Addario Foundation empowers the lives and dreams of students by supporting music education. They recently awarded SWAN $2000 to support our mission, and their investment will go...

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Additional Private Music Lessons Make an Impact
Additional Private Music Lessons Make an Impact
February 28, 2023

In 2022, more than a third of SWAN students were given private music lessons in addition to their group lessons. Of those, several had more than...

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Students Receive a Standing Ovation and Commission
February 13, 2023

Ceevon and Jaymier Dixon took to the United Way Stage on February 10 to perform for conference attendees and close out the day. Ceevon, who is a pianist...

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Lancaster's Trauma-Informed Community
Lancaster’s Trauma-Informed Community Initiative
February 10, 2023

In partnership with Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, the City of Lancaster launched an initiative to create a trauma-informed community. While Penn Medicine is focused on training...

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Students Recieve Gifts from Lancaster Businesses
Students Recieve Gifts from Lancaster Businesses
January 16, 2023

During the holiday season, SWAN students received specially selected gifts from Lancaster businesses, YDOP, Business Information Group Inc., and Brubaker Inc. The joint effort to spread Christmas cheer was a huge success! “We...

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Central Market Christmas Performances
SWAN Central Market Christmas Performances and More
January 12, 2023

Our SWAN students enjoyed spreading holiday cheer at the Central Market Christmas performances in downtown York and Lancaster. Students from our Red Lion School District music...

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SWAN Performance at Lancaster Gift Fair
SWAN Performance at Lancaster Gift Fair
January 10, 2023

Our SWAN students enjoyed sharing their musical talents with holiday shoppers at the annual Gifts That Give Hope Lancaster gift fair. Joyous music filled the room when our...

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Kids raise funds for SWAN
Kids Raise Funds for SWAN
December 7, 2022

When Marcus, Lucas, and Noah Unruh (8, 12, and 13 years old) made a list of activities they'd be doing over their 2022 summer break, they didn't...

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A Thrilling Discovery
A Thrilling Discovery
November 9, 2022

When SWAN students Ceevon (14) and Jaymier (12) attended a Lancaster Symphony Orchestra (LSO) concert last spring, it became a thrilling experience of discovery. Hearing classical music, a new...

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