Martigny

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…...Read more

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Valais magazine spotlights “a violin can change the world”

  In its January 25 issue, Valais-based Le Vendredi magazine featured our A violin can change the world project in a major article based on reporting in the Monthey schools....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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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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