The Verbier Festival Junior Orchestra, previously the Music Camp but renamed for 2016 was a huge success for all of the 57 young people, 6 Altitude leaders and 5 chefs, and efforts from all of the Verbier Festival coordinators and tutors.

We are constantly impressed each year by the commitment, dedication, positive attitude and above all else musical talent of all the participants of the Verbier Festival Junior Orchestra.

This year was no exception, and not only was there some incredible musical training delivered by the Festival, but also all the participants were keen to fully embrace the opportunity to explore Verbier and everything the mountains have to offer.

Some of this years highlights were some amazing concerts by the Junior Orchestra, a group outing for traditional Swiss Fondue at a mountain restaurant combined with a trip above the clouds to Mont Fort at 3330m, as well as campfires on the mountain, camper and staff talent nights and a great final BBQ party!

Altitude Camps Blog - group of teenagers performing on stage

We wanted to share some of the photos and messages from this year’s participants:

 “Thanks for an amazing 3 weeks in the best chalet ever! Hat”

“Dear Mikey, a huge thank you for these beautiful 3 weeks! Always smiling, supportive and helpful for us! Best counsellor! Love, Cici”

“Thank you for this wonderful camp! Maybe see you next year. Felix”

“I love being here, it’s the best time of the year. Thanks for everything (even killing the spider in the bathroom). Guilue”

“Thank you Andras for your patience!”

“Thanks a lot of these 3 weeks, it was great! Keep doing such a good job ? Flore”

“Thank you for your love, care and laughter. Wonderful heart warming and spiffing are just some words to describe you! You have a place in my heart! Amir”

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Verbier Festival Junior Orchestra with Altitude this year. We all had an amazing time, and all of our staff send their best wishes to all of you! We wish you a successful year, and hope to see lots of you back next Summer!