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SWAN4KIDS: Providing Hope and Help to Children in Crisis Featuring Diana Vuolo: Episode 130

February 19, 2024

In this episode, hosts Jeff and Ben engage in a captivating conversation with Diana Vuolo, a distinguished musician and the founder of SWAN. Diana's musical journey began with a prestigious full-tuition scholarship to study under the tutelage of the renowned teacher Dorothy DeLay at the Philadelphia College of Performing Arts (PCPA), where she earned her Bachelor of Music Degree in Violin Performance.

Diana's professional trajectory has been extraordinary, featuring captivating performances in prestigious venues like Carnegie Hall and collaborations with esteemed orchestras such as The Philly Pops Orchestra and the Saint Louis Symphony. Beyond her performances, Diana has dedicated over four decades to music education, offering private lessons, teaching music theory, and leading ensemble classes.

In 2011, Diana embarked on a new endeavor by founding SWAN, a program aimed at providing hope and support to children in crisis through music. SWAN's impact has been profound, with Diana's students gaining recognition on national and regional platforms like Executive Leaders Radio and The Learning Channel. Diana's unwavering commitment to nurturing young talent and fostering personal growth through music continues to drive SWAN's development, making a meaningful difference in countless lives. Join Jeff, Ben, and Diana as they explore her inspiring journey and the transformative power of music through SWAN.