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Southern Violin Association's 2023 Makers' Competition
davidwchandler posted a topic in The PegboxWe've set the date of April 21-22, 2023 for our next meeting and maker's competition. It will be held at Wildacres Retreat in western North Carolina just off the Blue Ridge Parkway. 2 full days of presentations and workshops, accommodations on or off site. Check in will be Thursday afternoon, April 19, and check out on Sunday morning, April 23. More details are available at our website landing page http://southernviolinassociation.com If you're interested in receiving our bulletins and updates, send me a personal message and I'll get you onto our database. Thanks.
Southern Violin Association 2017 Competition Results
davidwchandler posted a topic in The PegboxRESULTS OF 2017 VIOLIN MAKERS COMPETITION EVENT HELD AT WILDACRES RETREAT, VILLAGE OF LITTLE SWITZERLAND, NORTH CAROLINA APRIL 20-23 CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNING VIOLI N MAKERS Workmanship Awards 1st Place - Alvaro Corrochano - NYC 2nd Place - Cameron Robertson - Atlanta, GA 3rd Place - Jennifer Halenar - Nashville, TN Cert. of Merit - Ed Byler - Bonners' Ferry, Idaho Honorable Mention Joe Thrift, Elkin, NC Greg Tracy, Raleigh, NC Ed Byler, Bonners Ferry, ID Tone Awards 1st Place - Jack Rasmussen - Arlington, TX 2nd Place - Ed Byler -- Bonners Ferry, ID 3rd Place - Ivan Ivanov - Arlington, TX Cert. of Merit - Ray Leicht - Tuscaloosa, AL Honorable Mention, Jennifer Halenar -- Nashville TN Ray Leicht -- Tuscaloose, AL Adam Gotry/Greg Tracy/Dustin Fagg Team SOUTHERN MAKER AWARD -- Highest scoring maker from the Southeast Region, combined tone and workmanship Jennifer Halenar - Nashville, TNH NOVICE MA-KER AWARD -- Highest scoring violin made by a maker or eligible team with less than 10 violins completed team of Adam Goltry, Greg Tracy, and Dustin Fagg COMPETITION JUDGES were Kelvin Scott - Knoxville, TN Chris Germain - Philadelphia, PA John Montgomery - Raleigh, NC Pablo Alfaro - Atlanta, GA Juan Ramirez - Atlanta, GA
Makers Competiton 2017 Southern Violin Association
davidwchandler posted a topic in The PegboxThe Southern Violin Association announces its first “MAKERS COMPETITION” which will take place April 20-24, 2017. This is open to violins only. The venue for this event will be at a conference facility in Black Mountain, North Carolina, about 15 miles east of the city of Asheville. · Violins must be less than 5 years old · Must not have received any previous awards · There will be a NOVICE award for a maker that has not yet completed more than 10 instruments · There will be a special award for a high-scoring violin by a maker from one of the states identified in our logo. · This competition is open to the public, but to participate, you will need to be, or become, a member of the association. · More than one violin may be entered, acceptance of a second instrument will depend on the total number of entrants. Rules and Application may be obtained from David Chandler, President, Southern Violin Association via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to David Chandler, 201 Riverlinks Drive, Burnsville, NC 28714 USA.