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Busy weekend for attendees at Foundation’s first all-school seminar

On March 16-17, we hosted a weekend seminar in Veyrier-du-Lac, France for all of our violin teachers and administrators from the Swiss and French schools participating in our A violin can change the world project. The primary goals of the event were to lay the groundwork for a set of “educational…...Mehr erfahren

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Swiss radio network RTS2 interviews Hélène Vareille

On January 17, Swiss radio network RTS2 aired a program entitled L’enfant musicien, l’enfant musical (Child Musician, Musical Child ), featuring an interview with Hélène Vareille on the fundamentals of our A violin can change the world project. Interview with Hélène Vareille (in French) Full show (in French)  ...Mehr erfahren

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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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