Category Archive: Contest

Jan 28

Poetry Contest is Back!

Last year, we asked our readers to submit a poem about how much you love music or playing music.  The outpouring of prose was lovely and we felt all warm and squishy despite the harsh Pacific Northwest winter weather we experience each year.  Well, the temperature is dropping and the need for poetic verse is …

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Aug 06

Musical Olympics: The Spirit of Competition

While nations around the globe tune in to the 2012 Summer Olympics, I’ve been thinking about the spirit of competition. What is it that drives us as individuals and societies to compete with each other? What motivates us to be better, stronger, faster, and smarter than each other? Is the spirit of competition healthy or …

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Jul 23

Looking for something to do?

Looking for something to do this summer?  Take part in Kennedy Violins first official video contest.  The theme of the video contest is: “Play.”  We want to see how you play, why you play, where you play, your favorite way to play, anything!  We will choose a winner based on their ability to best embody …

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Jul 13

2012 Photo Contest WINNERS!

Back in May, Kennedy Violins announced our 2012 Photo Contest.  This year, we added 3 categories for people to enter: Humor, Performance, and Artistic.  A winner from each category would receive a $50 in store credit.  There would also be a grand prize winner receiving $200 of in store credit.   Well, the contest ended …

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Jun 19

Rasika School of Music and Arts Receives Kennedy Violins Award

In February of this year, Kennedy Violins announced that it was seeking a local music teacher to award with a prize package including a violin outfit and accessories to beef up their resources.  The deadline to apply ended May 1 and the selection process began.  Out of all the applicants, there was one organization that …

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May 25

Photo of the Week

If you haven’t heard yet, we are having a photo contest.  Each Friday during the contest we will be featuring one of the photos submitted.  This week’s photo comes to us from Andrew Herrault.  He entered it into the “Artistic” category.  If you would like to submit your own, click here for details.  The  winner …

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May 21

Kennedy Violins Photo Contest!

Kennedy Violins is pleased to announce that we are holding another photo contest.  This time, there are three categories for participants to enter: Performance,  Artistic, and Humorous.  One winner will be chosen from each category receiving a $50 in store credit.  A grand prize winner will be chosen overall receiving a $200 in store credit. …

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Apr 26

OCS Scholarship Auditions

This past Sunday, April 22, the Oregon Cello Society held their annual scholarship auditions.  The auditions were open to students in Oregon and SW Washington.  The OCS auditions have several divisions and levels for students to participate in with awards at each level.  The major award that the students were vying for was the Bud …

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Feb 15

Roses are Red…WINNER

This year, we decided to do a mini-contest for Valentine’s Day.  The contest was simple, anyone who wanted to participate just had to post a poem on the wall of our Facebook page to enter.  The winner would be selected the day after Valentine’s Day. Well, that day is today!  After looking at all the …

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Feb 01

Roses are Red…

Roses are Red… We are trying to get into the Valentine’s spirit here are Kennedy Violins by writing a lovely little poem about how much we love violins, violas, cellos, and music but, we have writer’s block!  Maybe you can help. Submit a Valentine’s Day poem to our facebook page!  We’d love to hear your sonnets, …

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