Superar Suisse is a non-profit association for the promotion of active singing, dancing and instrument playing of children and adolescents in Switzerland, with a focus on socially disadvantaged schools and areas. In four hours of ((superar)) lessons a week, a basic aesthetic education is provided and moreover, self-confidence, self-discipline and social integration are promoted. In addition, regular concerts, be it local or in large concert halls allow for unforgettable experiences and integration of the families. ((superar)) suisse is part of the emerging Superar network that started as a co-operation of the Wiener Sängerknaben, the Konzerthaus Wien and Caritas Vienna in 2010 and partners with El Sistema Venezuela, the world’s most successful musical-social initiative. ((superar)) suisse enjoys a partnership with the Tonhalle Orchester Zürich and enjoyssupport of former Swiss president Ruth Dreifuss nd the directors of Lucerne Festival, Michael Haefliger and the Tonhalle Zurich, Elmar Weingarten. Superar suisse is the winner of the 2011 Hub Mercator Foundation Education Fellowship, as is preparing the launch of the first pilot project in August 2012.
Superar is Austria is supported by Deloitte and First Bank.
The investment in social impact: better school results, less school drop out rates and lower crime rates.