Un violon dans mon école

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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Amandine Beyer visits the children at Albert Camus school in Sarcelles

On behalf of the children at Albert Camus school in Sarcelles, violin teacher Delphine Ferchat sent us this report on their day with a special guest. The celebrated violin soloist Amandine Beyer (explore her website here) visited the school under our partnership with the Fondation Royaumont. We had a wonderful…...Read more

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Persan holds mid-year concert

On Saturday, February 16, all of our young violinists in Persan and their teachers presented a mid-year concert on the beautiful stage at the Persan School of Music.   Three classes of children ages four, five and six brought deep concentration to their performances, and they were clearly determined to…...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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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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