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A Special Celebration at the Capitol

Mesa’s Southwest Strings are joined by Itzhak Perlman for a special Centennial performance at the Capitol.

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Today, February 14, 2012, Arizona Celebrates 100 years of Statehood. Students from Mesa’s Southwest Strings, add their voices to the festivities with a performance of the National Anthem for the Arizona Legislature. It’s a notable experience for the young elementary school string players—but it’s not the only reason they’re excited about Arizona’s Centennial. The students will be joined by a very special guest for this performance-superstar violinist, Itzhak Perlman. Read more