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Introductory seminar for new teachers in Val d’Oise

On September 12-13, some 50 teachers and administrators from schools in our A violin can change the world project gathered at the Maison de l’Education in Val d’Oise, near Paris, for a two-day training program organized by the local office of the French Education Ministry. The basic principles and goals of…...Read more

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Two new schools join A violin can change the world in 2019

              As classes begin for the 2019-2020 academic year, the Foundation team is delighted to welcome two new schools to our A violin can change the world project: Emilie de Morsier School in Vernier, Switzerland (Geneva Canton) and Colonel Fabien School in Dugny, France (Seine-Saint-Denis…...Read more

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Garges and Cergy end the year on a high note

On June 25, family members gathered at Espace Lino Ventura in Garges for a year-end concert by the students at Jean Jaurès school. Against a stunning graphic backdrop, the children performed music inspired by the four elements, with guidance from their violin teachers and classroom instructors. Their listeners were charmed…...Read more

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CNRS researcher chosen to evaluate violin project

The French Education Ministry, with its Evaluation, Forward Planning and Performance unit (DEPP), has chosen researcher Philippe Coulangeon to assess our “A violin can change the world” project. After becoming a professor (agrégé) of social sciences in 1992, Philippe Coulangeon served as a Research Fellow at France’s National Center for Scientific…...Read more

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Sarcelles year-end concert: A trip around the world

On June 15, our four- and five-year-old violinists from Albert Camus school in Sarcelles presented their first year-end concert, held in André Malraux Hall and inspired by the theme “a voyage around the world.” Dressed in black and white like professional musicians, the children were eager to show the progress…...Read more

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