Free Music Instruction & Mentoring for Children Affected by Parental Incarceration
Our programs are designed to develop students’ patience, perseverance, and discipline through practice, problem-solving skills, and teamwork. SWAN students build these skills that will help them excel in school and throughout their lives.Watch Video
Instruments (new & used) are provided for our students by community members and donations.
Weekly private or group lessons are taught by qualified music instructors.
Students participate in service and community performances throughout the year.
A professional music instructor and program director meet one-on-one with students to keep everyone on track.
Students are placed in ensembles and learn to perform together.
One-on-one and group mentoring occur during lessons and performances.
Our summer camp meets daily Monday – Thursday, providing music instruction, enrichment classes, and mentoring. It culminates in several community performances. We also provide private virtual music instruction.
It takes me away from all my worries and cares. It makes me feel worthwhile.”