The life of the Foundation

Back-to-school concert in Dugny

On September 2, the children in our A violin can change the world program kicked off Dugny’s first morning of classes with a back-to-school concert,…

Year-end training events

On June 21, Royaumont hosted a gathering for the principals of the 45 Val d’Oise schools now participating in A violin can change the world.…

Dinner for partners and friends of A violin can change the world

With the 5000th student soon to join A violin can change the world, the Vareille Foundation held a dinner for project supporters, with remarks by…

Graduation ceremonies at 3 Val d’Oise schools

Garges-lès-Gonesse At the close of the school year, the 8-year-olds at Jean Jaurès Elementary School in Garges-lès-Gonesse completed their 4th and final year in our…

Year-end concerts and graduation in Switzerland

Last week in Switzerland’s Valais Canton, participating schools in Martigny and Monthey held year-end concerts featuring the eight-year-olds* in our violin program. At the end…

Journal du Dimanche reporter visits Albert Camus school in Sarcelles

For the students at Albert Camus School in Sarcelles, June 4, 2021 will be a day to remember. Much to their excitement, Journal du Dimanche…

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…

Violinist Renaud Capuçon joins violin teachers for live Q&A!

On March 26 we held a training day for violin teachers at the French schools in our A violin can change the world project. With…

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…

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

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