Projects

4/5 – Singing and dancing

Now it was time for the adults to watch attentively as the children performed a delightful variety show. We are especially grateful to teachers Rita Pante, Tiffany Lonfat and Christine Moret Gross, who thoughtfully created and rehearsed the children’s performance and gave quiet but highly effective guidance to their students…...

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3/5 – The high note: the children receive their violins

The presentation ceremony began, and each of the children was given a violin. From now on, they will have exclusive use of—and responsibility for—their instruments, both at school and at home....

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2/5 – A surprise concert by Alexandra Conunova

    As the second segment of the program began, the children and their teachers gathered on stage, watching closely as Alexandra Conunova, a young violin virtuoso and Verbier Festival alumna, played Elgar’s Salut d’Amour with accompaniment by Christian Thompson. Alexandra Conunova would return to the stage later to perform…...

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1/5 – A large and attentive crowd

At 19.00 on October 9, parents, children and other guests began pouring into Martigny’s community hall to attend the inaugural ceremony for our project A violin can change the world. We were delighted to welcome nearly 140 people to the event.   The brilliant Clément Dumortier presided over the evening,…...

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Lovely evening in Martigny on October 9

On Friday, October 9, we held the inaugural ceremony for our A violin can change the world project in Martigny. The evening was filled with joy—but it was deeply moving as well.   Visit us again in a few days for more information and some beautiful photographs of this event....

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