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  • World’s Strongest Violinist Participates in 2017 West Region Honors Orchestra

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    For the third year in a row, World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman participated in the West Region Honors orchestra, held this past Friday and Saturday at Skyline High School in Mesa. During a weekend punctuated by unseasonable rain, fog, and cold weather, some of the top student musicians in Arizona worked through three orchestra numbers and performed them before a […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist Attends Governor’s Youth Commission “Meet Your Representative Day”

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    On Thursday, February 16, World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman attended “Meet Your Representative Day” at the Arizona state capitol building in downtown Phoenix.  Evan joined more than 20 other commissioners for a full day in the Arizona Senate, beginning with a State Senate hearing on education, and including lunch with Arizona District 28 State Senator Kate […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist Makes Sports Illustrated (Again)

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    For the second time in six years, World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman has made America’s preeminent sports magazine Sports Illustrated. The record-breaking powerlifter was featured in the Faces in Crowd section of the January 30th edition of Sports Illustrated, which chronicled Evan becoming the youngest competitive powerlifter to surpass 100 lifetime world powerlifting records. Evan was previously featured in […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist to Attend Brown University

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    Evan Pittman, also known as the World’s Strongest Violinist, will attend Brown University in Fall 2017.  The record-holding powerlifting was accepted Early Decision to Brown, an Ivy League institution in Providence, Rhode Island.  He received notification of admittance before the holiday period. “My great grandfather attended Brown two generations ago, but he did not have the […]

  • Arizona Musicians on Call Meet to Discuss Benefit CD

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    World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman today joined volunteer musicians from the Phoenix area at Central Phoenix restaurant Postino’s to plan an effort to benefit the national nonprofit Musicians on Call (MOC). The musicians, who all perform for patients at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital and the Arizona State Veterans Home as part of the MOC program, plan to record a benefit […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist Kicks Off Holiday Performances

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    World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman officially kicked off his holiday violin tour today by playing for Sunday morning church services at Saint Nicholas Anglican Church in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Invited to play by diving coach Barbara Nejman, Evan performed multiple holiday numbers for Saint Nicholas parishioners. Evan has multiple musical performances scheduled during the holiday season.  […]

  • World’s Strongest Violinist Conducts Interviews, Back in the Gym After Surpassing 100 World Records

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    After making history as the youngest powerlifter ever to break more than 100 lifetime world records, World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman commemorated his feat by conducting multiple media interviews during Thanksgiving week and grinding out more hours in the gym. In the state of Arizona, the weekly Paradise Valley Independent and monthly North Central News both carried articles […]

  • Arizona High School Powerlifter Becomes Youngest in History to Break 100 World Records

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    (Bordentown, NJ)  On November 12, Phoenix high school senior Evan Pittman guaranteed himself a place in the sports record books, becoming the youngest powerlifter in history, and the only high school student, to break more than 100 lifetime world powerlifting records.  In doing so, Pittman also raised $3500 for combat-injured veterans through the national non-profit […]

  • Evan Performs the Anthem for Vet’s Day ceremony, Joins Governor’s Youth Commission for Pledge of Allegiance

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    World’s Strongest Violinist Evan Pittman played the Star Spangled banner and joined members of the Governor’s Youth Commission in the Pledge of Allegiance at a November 3rd ceremony at Arizona Public Service. The annual ceremony, which honors Phoenix Veterans Day Parade Grand Marshals and serves as an initial event of the parade, also features high […]