Projects

Violin project launched in France!

On Friday, 29 September, we held a celebration at Paul Eluard elementary school in Persan (just north of Paris) to kick off the newest phase of our project. The participating four- and five-year-olds and their parents gathered at 17.00, and the children were formally presented with their violins.   For…...

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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…...

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A nice day for the families from Valais in Verbier

Last July 29th, the Verbier Festival welcomed the children (and their parents) of the violin project from Martigny! The schedule of the day was very busy. A lot of activities around the theme of the “storm”… They played, they drew, they moved, the almost danced and, of course, they listened to…...

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Zurich program ends the year on a high note

On Thursday, June 22, the children in our A violin can change the world project in Zurich—all students at Hardau Elementary School—took the stage in a year-end performance at the Volkshaus concert hall, singing and playing their violins for an audience of 400. The show also featured a very special…...

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Martigny schools hold year-end concert

At 18.00 on Friday, June 9, our young violinists from the Martigny schools took the stage to perform a year-end concert for their parents and siblings.  It was an opportunity for the audience to see how much progress they had made during the year—and it gave the children the chance…...

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