Category Archive: Contest

Apr 16

2016 Instrument Scholarship Essay Contest

The Kennedy Violins 2016 Instrument Scholarship Essay Contest is an exciting opportunity for us to reward dedicated violin and viola students in Oregon and Washington states with the gift of a free violin or viola! Each contestant may enter by submitting a two-page, double-spaced essay exploring the following question: What skills do learning an instrument help you develop for …

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Sep 08

Giveaway Time: 1,000 Likes on Facebook!!!

Our Facebook page has hit 1,000 likes!  We are so excited that we are going to have a giveaway.  Next Tuesday, 9/15/15, we are going to draw a name from all the entries and the winner will receive a free Kennedy Complete Package of accessories. Enter Here! Tweet

Aug 13

It’s Coming…5th Annual Photo Contest!

Get Ready!  Our Annual photo contest has been a favorite of KV staff and fans for several years.  We are so excited to start it up again! Theme: Musical Bucket List While working at Kennedy Violins, we don’t just have the opportunity to provide our customers with the instrument that is best suited for their …

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Oct 16

WINNER ANNOUNCED! Kennedy Violins’ 4th Annual Photo Contest

About 6 weeks ago, we announced our 4th Annual Photo Contest.  This year, we made a couple of changes to the format of the contest by using social media as a platform for the contest and the hashtag #orchestralife.  We also added a challenge.  If our Facebook page reached 1,000  likes by the end of …

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Aug 20

Photo Contest is BACK!

And, it’s better than ever! For our 4th annual photo contest, we wanted to shake things up a bit. This year, we have one theme:  Orchestra Life.  Yep, whether you are a beginner in a school program or a professional in a symphony, it’s time to knuckle down and practice, practice, practice.  We want to …

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Feb 21

The 2014 Poetry Contest Winners!

We are excited to announce the results of Kennedy Violins‘ 2014 Poetry Contest! As always, it was very difficult to judge with such fantastic entries. Thank you to all the magnificent poets who submitted their work this year! THE 2014 POETRY CONTEST WINNER So without further ado, CONGRATULATIONS winner Caroline Castleton for her beautifully crafted entry! …

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Feb 03

Enter Kennedy Violins’ Annual Poetry Contest!

‘Tis the season for expressions of love! In celebration of Valentine’s Day, why not write a poem dedicated to the true love of your life that will                   never let you down,                   always be there for you,     …

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Jul 18

WINNERS ANNOUNCED! Kennedy Violins’ 3rd Annual Photo Contest

Back in May, we announced Kennedy Violins’ 3rd Annual Photo Contest.  By the end of the contest, we saw more entries than ever before!  Our judges needed extra time to deliberate, but they have finally chosen the winners! Performance Category With so many good entries, we’d be remiss to not highlight a few Honorable Mentions.  …

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May 28

Kennedy Violins’ 3rd Annual Photo Contest

In just a few days, our 3rd annual photo contest will begin.  There are three categories for participants to enter: Performance, Artistic, and Humorous.  One winner will be chosen from each category receiving $50 in store credit.  A grand prize winner will be chosen, overall, receiving a $200 in store credit.  The winners will also …

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Feb 22

2013 Poetry Contest…WINNER Announced!

This year, our entrants really brought their A-game!  It was difficult for the judges to come to a decision, but a winner has finally been announced!  The winner is Elizabeth Ryan and her poem “The Beauty of Music.” A well worn case sits on a shelf, its surface framed with dust. Its leather covering is …

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