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Ray Chen's 100 Violin Giveaway on Tonic App

Elevate Your Practice. Win a Kennedy Violin.


Thank you to everyone who participated in the Kennedy Violins / Tonic Challenge! It's been soooo amazing to watch all of you practice from the sidelines 🥰🎻. Here are some stats from the challenge:

5,305 Participants
49,248 Studios created
71,125 Studios joined
32,833 total hours practiced
99 Violins won

We are currently working with Tonic collect the addresses from winners. Shipments will start as soon as receive them. Note to all the winners, please remember to provide a U.S. address to Tonic.

Challenge Overview

Renowned violinist Ray Chen, in collaboration with Kennedy Violins, is giving away 100 violins to dedicated musicians. This unique challenge is hosted on the Tonic app, where musicians from around the globe can join in, practice, and win.

Dates: March 18th - March 25th, 2024

Must have a U.S. address. Don't live in the U.S.? No problem! Just have a U.S. address ready and we'll ship it to that (and they can ship it to you).

How it works

Tonic App Interface

Download the
Tonic App

Start by downloading Tonic, the app designed to revolutionize your practice sessions.

Practice Makes Perfect

Accumulate Practice Hours

Practice between March 18th and 25th. The top 100 users with the most XP win.

Win a Kennedy Violin

Achievement Unlocked!

Winners receive a high-quality student violin Ricard Bunnel, supporting their musical journey.

About the Tonic App

Tonic makes practicing music social, fun, and rewarding. Open live Studios, join community events, and connect with musicians worldwide.

Meet Ray Chen

Ray Chen was the winner of the 2008 International Yehudi Menuhin Violin Competition and the 2009 Queen Elisabeth Competition. Since then, he has regularly collaborated with the world’s foremost orchestras and appeared at renowned concert halls. Celebrated for his thrilling performances and innovative approaches, Chen's passion extends beyond the stage developing a huge following on social media and nurturing a community of musicians through platforms like Tonic.

Kennedy Violins Partnership

Kennedy Violins stands as the top choice for both student and professional musicians, aligning with Chen's vision of accessible, high-quality music education.


Here are some outlets that have covered the event:

The Strad
Broadway World
Classic FM


Join the Challenge

Are you ready to take your practice to the next level? Download Tonic, start practicing, and be in the running to win one of 100 Kennedy violins. Your musical journey starts now.