Un violon dans mon école

Praise for the Vareille Foundation from Renaud Capuçon

On September 3, Radio Classique interviewed violinist Renaud Capuçon, marking his appearance with French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer to promote music in primary and secondary schools. During the broadcast, Capuçon had special praise for our A violin can change the world project. Listen to an excerpt of the interview here (sorry…...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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Ready, set, go! Violins presented to Sarcelles students

ON SEPTEMBER 27, STUDENTS FROM ALBERT CAMUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PUT ON THEIR PARTY CLOTHES TO CELEBRATE THE FIRST YEAR OF A VIOLIN CAN CHANGE THE WORLD IN SARCELLES. Over 300 people gathered to celebrate in André Malraux Hall—made available by the city of Sarcelles for the occasion—as 93 four- and five-year-olds…...Mehr erfahren

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