Persan

Violins presented to four-year-olds in Persan

On Friday, December 14, two classes of four-year-olds at the Paul Éluard educational complex in Persan were officially presented with their violins in a charming ceremony at the school, as family members and project partners looked on. French Senator Arnaud Bazin also attended, reminding everyone of the strong support for…...Read more

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Moving year-end concert in Persan

On Saturday, June 23, children at the Paul Eluard elementary school in Persan presented a world premier to an audience of parents and partners in our A violin can change the world project. On the program: Ants in My Violin, an original fairy tale by Persan music teacher Delphine Ferchat,…...Read more

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March 17: a day for Persan parents and children at Royaumont Abbey

  Under a cultural partnership between our A violin can change the world program and the Fondation Royaumont, the young violinists from Persan and their parents were invited to historic Royaumont Abbey for a day of music and discovery. The first item on their busy schedule was a children’s tour…...Read more

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Our first concerts!

On June 3, near the end of the school year, the children in Martigny gave their first violin concert for an audience of families and teachers. It was a joy to see the progress the children have already made—as well as their impeccable behavior, their concentration and their diligence! A…...Read more

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First feedback from teachers

In May and June we held two separate feedback events for Zurich and Martigny, inviting the teachers whose classes are affected by the project to join us for a meeting and lunch. In both cases, our goal was to get detailed feedback on how the first year went and to…...Read more

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