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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…...

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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…...

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First feedback from teachers

In May and June we held two separate feedback events for Zurich and Martigny, inviting the teachers whose classes are affected by the project to join us for a meeting and lunch. In both cases, our goal was to get detailed feedback on how the first year went and to…...

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Program for Zurich school year takes shape

  By May 9 our project with the ZKO had begun to take shape: during the 2016-2017 school year, Daniel Hope and the ZKO will work with the project’s 50 second-year students on Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. The children will study the piece in class and use it in…...

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Meeting with violinist Daniel Hope

On April 13, thanks to an introduction from Christian Thompson of the Verbier Festival, Clément Dumortier and Hélène Vareille met with the great violin soloist Daniel Hope, who also serves as Music Director of the Zurich Chamber Orchestra (ZKO), and his team. Our goal was to lay the groundwork for…...

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