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A violin can change the world wins Education Ministry award

On April 7 the French Education Ministry held its 11th annual National Innovation Day, an event that recognizes especially innovative education projects. Winners are selected from applications sponsored by school districts across France. A violin can change the world was the only project selected in advance by its sponsor, the…...Read more

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Val-d’Oise Academic Director visits Persan school

Guylène Mouquet-Burtin, the French Education Ministry’s Academic Director (DASEN) for Val-d’Oise, visited Paul Eluard school in Persan on March 12. After attending preschool violin classes taught by Paul Ruque and Delphine Ferchat, Ms. Mouquet-Burtin joined Hélène and Pierre Vareille in presenting violin diplomas to our very first group of Persan…...Read more

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Fondation de France showcases A violin can change the world

  In a recent publication, the Fondation de France focused on projects that combine education and music, providing a detailed description of our A violin can change the world project in an article titled “Musique et éducation, l’accord parfait” (Music and education: Perfect harmony). Read the article and the interview…...Read more

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Bonne année 2021 ! Ein glückliches Neues Jahr! Happy New Year!

All of us at the Vareille Foundation wish you an excellent 2021!...Read more

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Gonesse ceremony welcomes new town into violin project

On October 13 we held another presentation ceremony—this time marking the official launch of A violin can change the world in Gonesse, where six local schools have been participating since September. Gonesse is now one of seven** Val d’Oise towns participating in the project, and for local elected officials and…...Read more

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