Always Be Kind! Sing and Sway with Sofia Swade

/ December 19, 2020

Sofia Swade is a 12-year-old singer, musician, and actress who is a shining presence.  She is a wonderful part of our Unicorn Jazz community as seen in our 12 Days of Christmas musical special. Sofia did even more with “always being kind.”  She joined our collective efforts with the Children’s Hospital of Orange County book drive.  And be sure to watch more of her talents with The Thing I Do in 2021!

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Always Being Kind as a Vocalist

An avid vocalist, Sofia Swade has been singing since she was four and began taking voice lessons when she was 9 years old.

She absolutely loves and lives for music and often sings her favorite pop songs and theater hits when she’s in the mood. As you can probably tell, she’s striving to become a professional singer when she grows up.

 

Living in the Wonderful World of Song

“The only thing better than singing is more singing.” — Ella Fitzgerald

Sofia’s mother took her to see Annie the Musical when she was five. After watching the amazing play, Sofia became immediately determined to be a part of theater performance in her future.

Three years later she was cast to play the part of Molly in her local theater’s production Annie. It was after meeting this goal and participating in Annie did she truly realize the passion she has and the fun she enjoyed doing stage performances.

Sofia Swade sings at the National Anthem at the Belk Bowl – News Years Day 2020. Charlotte, at the Bank of America Stadium where the Charlotte Panthers play!

Aside from singing and acting, Sofia’s favorite activities including drawing, dancing, and playing the piano. She draws often in her free time and finds it to be relaxing and self-expressive. She also attends dance classes weekly and likes to play the piano while singing, too!

Music Interests

You can find Sofia singing a variety of songs, including musical theater, to express her musical interest to the likes and songs of people like:

  • John Mayer – “Why Georgia?” song
  • U2 – “One Love” song
  • Pentatonix – “Hallelujah” song

Follow her on Instagram to listen to more! (Account is monitored by mom)

Helping with Children’s Hospital Book Drive

Always being kind, without hesitation, Sofia joined Unicorn Jazz’s Children’s Hospital Book Drive donation along with Emily Isabel and Lisa Caprelli.

Watch the video below, she created for the Unicorn Jazz team’s charity partner.  All she did was express to her mother that she wanted to help.

Not only did she donate books – from her own allowance – she got involved by asking others to join.

The success of the 2020 children’s hospital book drive was over 350 books.  More books continue to come in, because of her joint efforts with the Unicorn Jazz team!  How can this not make you happy?!

Always be Kind & Never Give Up!

Sofia’s message of positivity to kids is to be as kind as possible in any situation. Not only does being nice make you feel good, but you also get the chance to brighten someone’s day by making them feel valued and respected.

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