Contest for New Name for Music CampSchools, Teachers and Camps: Please help us find a new name for the PITTSBURGH JAZZ AND FIDDLING CAMP. Thanks to Caeli Smith for inspiring me to bring this contest to v.com
From Roy Sonne
* The name should be easy to remember, catchy, and unique.
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:
(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.
From Jasmine ReeseJazzyFiddle
Posted on November 6, 2007 at 02:57 AM
From Sung-Duk SongHere's one that I thought of.... VioJazz
Posted on November 6, 2007 at 03:13 AM
From Terry HsuHere's two:
Posted on November 6, 2007 at 03:52 AM
Frick and Negly Fiddle Faddle.
The three rivers jazz and fiddle confluence
From Mischa S.Folk'em Workshop Pittsburgh
Posted on November 6, 2007 at 06:33 AM
Fiddles Outside The Box
Fiddlers On The Groove '08
Jams 'n Tunes Convention
Jamforge PA '08
Pennsylvanian Fiddler's Congress
5th Jamming Strings Week
Offhand Strings Festival
From al ku"FiddleConnection...the soundpost for all genres".
Posted on November 6, 2007 at 01:27 PM
since i am going to win, i will give the spots to the brave soul, aka jasmine:)
From Timothy James DimacaliHow about "Pizazz"? From the words PItsburgh and jAZZ?
Posted on November 6, 2007 at 10:11 PM
That's simple, elegant, and easy to remember :-)
"Pizazz Fiddle Camp"
If I win, you can message me via v.com ;-)
From Jasmine ReeseAl ku, that is so sweet. You know, I would like to learn some Jazz!
Posted on November 8, 2007 at 04:31 PM
I hope you do win...
Hiptrip Violin Camp
From Jasmine ReeseOr...
Posted on November 8, 2007 at 04:37 PM
Jazzin' and Dazzlin' Fiddle Camp
From Timothy James Dimacali"The Pittsburgh Fiddlejazz Camp"?
Posted on November 8, 2007 at 04:51 PM
From Roy SonneMany thanks to Jasmine, Sung-Duk, Terry, Mischa, Al, Timothy, For your splendid, imaginative entries for the Camp Name Contest. Please keep 'em coming folks. We still have two weeks to go.
Posted on November 14, 2007 at 01:02 PM
From Emil AlbaneseDon't tar and feather me but how about "Pijazzle". Sounds upbeat, can be used as a verb and it captures all the elements. Just wondering what the tuition is?
Posted on November 14, 2007 at 07:17 PM
From Michael BaerCat And The Fiddle Music Fest
Posted on November 14, 2007 at 08:03 PM
Three Rivers Fiddle Fest
Steel Town Fiddle Jam
From Fiona Preston BryanFiddle Fusion Fest
Posted on November 15, 2007 at 02:59 AM
Fat Catz Fiddling Camp
Jazz in the Pitt. Fiddle Fest
From Jasmine ReeseFijazz Music Fest
Posted on November 15, 2007 at 03:15 AM
From Phong BuiA Week of the Pittsburg Experience (WPE)
Posted on November 15, 2007 at 03:47 AM
Featuring Jazz, Fiddle, and other genres.
From Terry HsuA Musical Nexus:
Posted on November 15, 2007 at 04:58 AM
Jazz and Fiddle in the Burgh
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