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Budding violinists at Cergy school receive their instruments

On October 8, we presented violins to 85 Chat Perché preschoolers in the Visages du Monde amphitheater as their proud parents looked on.   Three local officials attended the ceremony to express their strong support for the project: Val d’Oise Senator Arnaud Bazin (watch his remarks in French); Cergy Mayor Jean-Paul…...Mehr erfahren

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Vernier Le Lignon project launched on October 4

FOUNDATION PRESENTS VIOLINS TO 59 SIX-YEAR-OLDS AT LE LIGNON SCHOOL WITH PARENTS AND LOCAL OFFICIALS IN ATTENDANCE Three local partners—Vernier Mayor Pierre Ronget, Geneva Public Education official Isabelle Vuillemin and Philippe Chanon of the Geneva Conservatory—expressed their strong support for the project and its core principles. The children were both…...Mehr erfahren

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Violin music fills the air at Jean Jaurès elementary in Garges

On September 29, Jean Jaurès preschool in Garges-lès-Gonesse held a festive ceremony to launch our violin program there. Amid bright sun and gusty winds, 134 four- and five-year-olds received their violins in the presence of their parents, their teachers, and our partners—the city of Garges, the French Education Ministry and…...Mehr erfahren

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Val d’Oise partners prepare for 2018-19 school year

On July 2, we held a training workshop for the new Val d’Oise schools that will launch our A violin can change the worldproject in the fall. Hosted by the Maison de l’Education Nationale in Saint-Ouenl’Aumône, the one-day event allowed some 40 classroom teachers and violin instructors to get acquainted,…...Mehr erfahren

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Dinner at Royaumont with Val d’Oise partners

On June 22 the Foundation’s Board of Directors met at historic Royaumont Abbey, a partner in our A violin can change the world project and a showplace for music and culture. Hélène and Pierre Vareille took the opportunity to host a dinner enabling Board members to get acquainted with some 30…...Mehr erfahren

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