Destroyed in 2011


How We  Survived

2016Creative Coaching Company


2015 – ARTside My Box

2014 – HelloMyGoodBuys – Online Consignment
Go Green

2013 – WoodwindMedic – “When First Aid is Instrumental” A band aide for your woodwind instrument.
Send us your poor, tired, old, sick, lonely, unwanted, happy but homeless instruments.

2012 – eCygnet.com – the revised online e-commerce site. We relocated in 2012 for our safety and to service loyal and longstanding customers with a transformed e-commerce site.   Our top selling instrument: OBOE.  We also sell other wind instruments on consignment.

eCygnet – entrust, encourage, empower (a Cygnet is a baby swan).
We are entrusted to encourage you to take flight – like a swan with items to enhance and enliven your creativity,
add enchantment to everyday experiences and empower you for the future.

iCygnet.com — an introspective blog that investigates ideas and insights

2012 – Color Wheel, full circle CD with proceeds to caplanc.org and transitionsofpa.org/

2009 – 2011 –  Guest rooms (Swan Suite, Etown Room) Coffee Connection picture book,
Conewago Tea Room Collectibles book of essays

2008 – A Box of Bears picture book, a la cARTe activities

2006 – N2O2 CD, Conewago Coffeehouse founded
Many of the original ideas developed in the 1990s were copied by
predatory placed town businesses and invidious government funded institutions.

2003 – 2005  Silver Swan, Butterfly Blue, Amaryllis,Twilight CDs
Talented Tabby, Leonardo’s Lesson, A Hat for Hanah picture books

1999 – UsedOboes.com was founded by Cygnet Studios, Inc

1997 – Pottery Parties – birthday parties for children Paint your Pottery – open ceramic decorating studio
Recently the businesses were superficially mimicked (copied) by an unscrupulous owner of the property where the original entrepreneur was forced to evacuate and sell. Most unfortunate was the loss of 30 years of the customers who were nurtured, assisted and served.

1996 – Cygnet Gallery – exhibits of local artists

“reflecting a masterpiece”

1995 – internet catalog – Cygnet Catalog

1993 – chamber groups (Azure Trio, ChromaTrio, Wyndwood, Arietta Trio) Small group art instruction, community art programs

1992 – The multi-faceted company Cygnet Studios infused the arts into every aspect of its operation.

1990 – private art instruction

1987 – mail order catalog with music merchandise

1981 – private oboe instruction

1980 – handcrafted oboe reeds sold around the country

1977 –  1981  Founder attended college for Art Education and participated in all advanced vocal and instrumental ensembles.   The college had a pond with Cygnets (baby swans) named “Miller” and “Seville”

Happy as a Lark
Happy as a Lark in the Color Purple ~ mARTi

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