The project A violin can change the world started in Martigny in 2015 with two classes. Today there are 4 classes of 1H 2H, two classes of 3H and 2 classes of 4H who benefit from the project, about 180 children.
School year 2020-21: Making music on a whole new scale
2020, the show must go on – virtually
Spectacular year-end concert at Martigny
Martigny featured in RTS Radio broadcast
Storytellers: Working hand in hand with the Verbier Festival
Busy weekend for attendees at Foundation’s first all-school seminar
Valais magazine spotlights “a violin can change the world”
Swiss radio network RTS2 interviews Hélène Vareille
Martigny: bridging the generation gap with music
29 July 2018: Unforgettable day at Verbier Festival
Standing room only for Martigny’s year-end concert
Mother Goose: Festival atmosphere in Martigny
Exploring Mother Goose in art and music
Work session in Lausanne
Our first concerts!
First feedback from teachers
Spring 2016: Martigny to Zurich to London
How do they do it?
Our first set of impact data
5/5 – Grand finale: an Italian buffet
4/5 – Singing and dancing
3/5 – The high note: the children receive their violins
2/5 – A surprise concert by Alexandra Conunova
Lovely evening in Martigny on October 9
Presentation to Martigny parents
Impact measurement: Support from education specialists at HEP
Two days in Verbier
Meeting with the Valais team
90 violins now being made!
Raphy Darbellay, superintendent of Martigny’s elementary schools, relays a message from the local council in Martigny: “Full steam ahead!”
Meeting with the leadership of the Martigny school district
Impact measurement contract with Swissocial
Contact with the Valais Education Department .
Meeting with Thierry Debons of the Valais Conservatory
Clément Dumortier: A new pillar for the Foundation