Please help us as we search for a new name for the PITTSBURGH JAZZ AND FIDDLING CAMP. We’re offering two free tuition scholarships to the contest winner to attend the newly-named camp, July 14–18, 2008.
* The name should be easy to remember, catchy, and unique.
* The name should reflect our emphasis on diverse styles, which includes jazz, fiddling, rock, and world music.
* The name can’t already belong to another camp, festival, or musical event.
The name can be very simple. For instance:
Or it can include a tagline or second line. In other words it could look like this:
A week of jazz, rock, fiddling and world-music
(We don’t really think Fiddle-Utopia is a good name, but we wanted to show you how the name will be used.)
If your entry is selected as the new camp name, you will receive free tuition for two people of your choice to attend the newly-named camp for the coming year, July 14-18 at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA.
To help you in selecting a name you might want to check out the camp website at:
We are posting this contest on several online string-player discussion forums including violinist.com, Maestronet.com, Fiddle and Alternative Strings Forum (Fiddleforum.com), and the Mark Wood Discussion Forum (Woodviolins.com). You can post your entries to the discussion thread entitled “CONTEST FOR NEW NAME FOR MUSIC CAMP” on any of those forums or you can e-mail your entry directly to:
RULES AND DETAILS:
Entries must be submitted no later than Nov. 30, 2007.
In case of multiple submissions of the winning name, the one submitted earliest will be the winner.
If your entry is selected as the new camp name, you will receive free tuition for two people of your choice (possibly you and a friend, or possibly two people other than yourself) to attend the newly-named camp, formerly the Pittsburgh Jazz and Fiddling Camp) for the 2008 session which will take place July 14-18 at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. The prize does not include housing or meals. Accommodations are available at the Duquesne University dormitories.
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