Martigny

Mother Goose: Festival atmosphere in Martigny

Last week our Martigny students attended a performance of Maurice Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite—the magical conclusion of a two-part project under our partnership with the Verbier Festival.   In April, the students had prepared for the big day by creating illustrations of the fairy tales that inspired Ravel, and on…...Read more

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Exploring Mother Goose in art and music

  This spring, our Martigny students are exploring Maurice Ravel’s magnificent Mother Goose Suite, inspired by Tales of Mother Goose, Charles Perrault’s collection of classic fairy tales. Created under our partnership with the Verbier Festival, this two-part project is introducing the children to Ravel’s music through a combination of graphic…...Read more

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Work session in Lausanne

On last Tuesday morning (September 12th, 2017), the Foundation (with its President – Hélène Vareille – and its Director – Clément Dumortier) met with the Verbier Festival, represented by Stephen McHolm (Director fo the Academy and Special Projects), and the schools of Martigny, represented by Patrice Moret (Director), for a work…...Read more

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Verbier Festival welcomes our young musicians

On July 30 our valued partners at the Verbier Festival organized a lovely day for the Martigny students and their parents as part of their 2016 program. Once our guests had arrived from Martigny by tour bus, everyone gathered for a big picnic in the sun. Afterwards we attended a…...Read more

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Our first concerts!

On June 3, near the end of the school year, the children in Martigny gave their first violin concert for an audience of families and teachers. It was a joy to see the progress the children have already made—as well as their impeccable behavior, their concentration and their diligence! A…...Read more

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