Cergy

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

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

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Cergy violinists present their first concert

  On February 15, parents and project partners packed the room at Chat Perché school to cheer our budding violinists during their very first concert. Accompanied by their teachers, Anna-Maria, Maxime and Luis, the children impressed the audience with their debut performance.     Everyone is looking forward to the…...Read more

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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)  ...Read more

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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…...Read more

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