Vernier

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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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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Vernier Le Lignon project launched on October 4

FOUNDATION PRESENTS VIOLINS TO 59 SIX-YEAR-OLDS AT LE LIGNON SCHOOL WITH PARENTS AND LOCAL OFFICIALS IN ATTENDANCE Three local partners—Vernier Mayor Pierre Ronget, Geneva Public Education official Isabelle Vuillemin and Philippe Chanon of the Geneva Conservatory—expressed their strong support for the project and its core principles. The children were both…...Read more

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