• 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.  Evan finishes his high school athletic career as a three-time Academic All-American and two-time AAU Strength Sports National Athlete of the Year.  As the City of Phoenix’s 2017 Outstanding Young Man of […]

  • Evan Pittman Signs to Dive at Brown University

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    During an NCAA signing ceremony on Thursday, May 18, Phoenix Country Day School (PCDS) senior springboard diver Evan Pittman signed a Letter of Intent to Participate to attend Brown University (Division I Ivy League) in Providence, RI.  Pittman will compete as a member of the Brown University Men’s Swimming and Diving team in the fall. […]

  • Back to the Platform: World’s Strongest Violinist Wins 12th National Title, Breaks Records in a Ninth Weight Class

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                      World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman made powerlifting history again on Saturday, becoming the first powerlifter to break records in nine weight classes while smashing state and American records at the Elite Powerlifting Federation national championships in Providence, Rhode Island.  It was Pittman’s 12 national championship, and first […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist Selected as 2017 City of Phoenix Outstanding Young Man of the Year

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    World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman was named the 2017 City of Phoenix Outstanding Young Man of the Year at a luncheon presided over by Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton on Thursday, April 27. Phoenix’s Outstanding Young Man and Young Woman (OYMYW) of the Year program recognizes and honors the outstanding achievements of the city’s top high school […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist Kicks off Series of Performances

    Comments are off On Thursday April 20, Evan Pittman kicked off a series of violin performances across Arizona by performing the national anthem for more than 600 attendees at the AZ Coalition for Military Families 2017 Symposium for Veterans, Service Members and their Families. Friday evening, April 21, Evan performed a solo concert at Phoenix Country Day School in Paradise Valley, […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist Completes Training with Tennessee Diving

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    World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman recently completed an eight-day training session with Tennessee Diving in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Working under the guidance of former USA Diving national champion Michael Wright, Evan worked on several new dives in preparation for the 2017 Amateur Athletic Union Diving Nationals and the Fall 2017 Diving season at Brown University. Evan was accepted […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist Plays Two Concerts, Lunches with Justice Sandra Day O’Connor

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    World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman commemorated the start of Spring Break March 17th by performing Irish fiddling music for two very different audiences, and sharing lunch with an Arizona icon. He began the day by performing Irish fiddling tunes (in honor of St. Patrick’s Day) for the physical therapists at T.O.P.S Physical Therapy and Osteopractics in Central Phoenix.  Evan has done […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist Receives Presidential Volunteer Service Award for Second Time

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    Phoenix Country Day School senior Evan Pittman has received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for the second time.  He received the award for performing more than 240 hours of volunteer and civic service in 2016, and was presented the honor by PCDS Dean of Upper School Students Jenny Treadway.  Previously, Evan also received the country’s highest award for volunteerism for his […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist Competes at Dorothy Vanek Concerto Competition

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    World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman is in Tucson, Arizona this weekend for the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra 2017 Dorothy Vanek Youth Concerto Competition. Evan will compete against other violinists for cash awards playing Max Bruch’s “Concerto in G Minor”, the same selection he is using for his solo audition for Arizona’s All-State Orchestra.   The competition will […]