Martigny

Martigny: bridging the generation gap with music

The Christmas season is the perfect time to bring young and old together. Why not do it with violins? On December 20, our young violinists from Martigny and their instructors visited the Chantovent senior centerfor an afternoon of celebration. After a Christmas concert showcasing their talent, the children chatted with…...Read more

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29 July 2018: Unforgettable day at Verbier Festival

On 29 July, families from our Martigny schools spent a day in Verbier—an annual event hosted by the Vareille Foundation and the Verbier classical music festival. The children began the day by taking ski lifts up into the mountains with Verbier Festival musicians, who used the eight-minute trip to give…...Read more

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Standing room only for Martigny’s year-end concert

Applause rang out in Martigny on 8 June, as the children in our A violin can change the worldprogram presented their year-end concert.   With impressive poise and concentration, youngsters in grades 1H-4H joined with their teachers to create a powerful musical experience for their families. In one especially heart-warming…...Read more

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Mother Goose: Festival atmosphere in Martigny

Last week our Martigny students attended a performance of Maurice Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite—the magical conclusion of a two-part project under our partnership with the Verbier Festival.   In April, the students had prepared for the big day by creating illustrations of the fairy tales that inspired Ravel, and on…...Read more

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Exploring Mother Goose in art and music

  This spring, our Martigny students are exploring Maurice Ravel’s magnificent Mother Goose Suite, inspired by Tales of Mother Goose, Charles Perrault’s collection of classic fairy tales. Created under our partnership with the Verbier Festival, this two-part project is introducing the children to Ravel’s music through a combination of graphic…...Read more

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