Persan

CNRS researcher chosen to evaluate violin project

The French Education Ministry, with its Evaluation, Forward Planning and Performance unit (DEPP), has chosen researcher Philippe Coulangeon to assess our “A violin can change the world” project. After becoming a professor (agrégé) of social sciences in 1992, Philippe Coulangeon served as a Research Fellow at France’s National Center for Scientific…...Mehr erfahren

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Persan concert features Conservatory orchestra

On June 14, Paul Eluard school presented its second year-end concert at the Persan Conservatory of Music and Dance—a successful foray into the performing arts for nearly 150 young violinists! The concert opened with a delightful rendition of The Three Little Pigsand Little Red Riding Hood, read by the teachers…...Mehr erfahren

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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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Persan holds mid-year concert

On Saturday, February 16, all of our young violinists in Persan and their teachers presented a mid-year concert on the beautiful stage at the Persan School of Music.   Three classes of children ages four, five and six brought deep concentration to their performances, and they were clearly determined to…...Mehr erfahren

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Violins presented to four-year-olds in Persan

On Friday, December 14, two classes of four-year-olds at the Paul Éluard educational complex in Persan were officially presented with their violins in a charming ceremony at the school, as family members and project partners looked on. French Senator Arnaud Bazin also attended, reminding everyone of the strong support for…...Mehr erfahren

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