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Inauguration and presentation of violins in Dugny and Vernier

On September 19, we launched A violin can change the world at Colonel Fabien school in Dugny, north of Paris, as project partners and family members gathered for a ceremony illuminated by the setting sun. After a warm welcome from Dugny Mayor André Veyssière and French Education Ministry official Christine…...Mehr erfahren

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Introductory seminar for new teachers in Val d’Oise

On September 12-13, some 50 teachers and administrators from schools in our A violin can change the world project gathered at the Maison de l’Education in Val d’Oise, near Paris, for a two-day training program organized by the local office of the French Education Ministry. The basic principles and goals of…...Mehr erfahren

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Two new schools join A violin can change the world in 2019

              As classes begin for the 2019-2020 academic year, the Foundation team is delighted to welcome two new schools to our A violin can change the world project: Emilie de Morsier School in Vernier, Switzerland (Geneva Canton) and Colonel Fabien School in Dugny, France (Seine-Saint-Denis…...Mehr erfahren

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Garges and Cergy end the year on a high note

On June 25, family members gathered at Espace Lino Ventura in Garges for a year-end concert by the students at Jean Jaurès school. Against a stunning graphic backdrop, the children performed music inspired by the four elements, with guidance from their violin teachers and classroom instructors. Their listeners were charmed…...Mehr erfahren

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Star Wars steals the show at Monthey concert

On June 6, the six- and seven-year-olds in our “A violin can change the world” project presented their first year-end concert in Monthey’s magnificent Théâtre du Crochetan. With guidance from their classroom instructors and their violin teachers, Nathalie and Florence, the children gave a first-class performance for the assembled family…...Mehr erfahren

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