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  • World’s Strongest Violinist – 2018 Summer Update

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    Summer 2018 has been busy and eventful for the World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman. Upon arriving home in Phoenix after completion of his freshman year at Brown University, Evan began two Summer Internships – conducting research with the Arizona First political action committee in Central Phoenix in preparation for the 2018 election cycle, and working […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist Takes Advantage of Winter Break

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    World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman recently took advantage of his college three-week winter break to return to Musicians on Call performances and play for multiple church services, and continue his springboard diving and heavy powerlifting training. Arriving home from his first semester at college the weekend prior to Christmas, Evan immediately performed at three separate […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist Appears on Benefit CD for Arizona Musicians on Call Fundraiser

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    (Phoenix) On November 19, the Arizona Musicians on Call (MOC) organization held a launch for its benefit CD “Stronger Together,”  which features a track from World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman. Evan has been a member of the Arizona Musicians on Call group since the national non-profit program debuted in Phoenix and is their youngest musician. […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist Joins Brown University Class of 2021

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    After a week on Brown University campus participating in the Excellence at Brown pre-orientation program, World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman joined other students from Brown University at the 254th Opening Convocation on Tuesday, September 5th, as Brown President Christina Paxson welcomed new students to Brown.  Professor Daniel Jordan Smith delivered the keynote address during the […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist Completes Summer Internship with U.S. Senator Jeff Flake

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    Rising Brown University freshman Evan Pittman this week completed his summer internship in the Phoenix office of U.S. Senator Jeff Flake.  Pittman dealt with constituent calls during a particularly challenging period, when issues included a gunman attack on Republican members of Congress during a softball practice, and contentious debate in the Senate vote on healthcare. […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman Wins Five JO Games Gold Medals, Becomes First to Break World Records in Nine Weight Classes

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    Last weekend, Evan Pittman broke records and earned gold medals for the eighth time at the national 2017 AAU Junior Olympic Games in Michigan.  This year’s Junior Olympic Games, held in the Detroit suburb of Novi, was Pittman’s eighth as a competitor and ninth overall(one serving as an official). In setting three world records at […]

  • Evan Pittman Completes Track for ‘Musicians on Call’ Benefit CD

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    World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman recently recorded a track for a benefit Compact Disc compiled by Arizona musicians for Musicians on Call. The CD will feature performances by local Arizona musicians who perform with the national non-profit Musicians on Call.  In Phoenix, volunteers with Musicians on Call routinely perform for patients at both Phoenix Children’s Hospital […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist Receives American Legion Auxiliary Children of Warriors National President’s Scholarship

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    Today during the annual state-wide Arizona American Legion convention in Carefree, Arizona, Evan Pittman was recognized by the Arizona American Legion Auxiliary as a 2017 winner of the Children of Warriors National President’s Scholarship.  Evan was the only Arizona student to win the national scholarship, and in addition to the scholarship from the American Legion’s national office, he also received a check […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist Graduates

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    World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman completed his high school experience on June 8, graduating with the Phoenix Country Day School class of 2017.  As one of six PCDS students who will pursue sports in college, Evan finishes his high school athletic career as a three-time Academic All-American and two-time AAU Strength Sports National Athlete of […]