Spirit of Youth

Creating, promoting and recognizing youth involvement in communities across Alaska. Email the blog at info@spiritofyouth.org.

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Eagle River teen travels the globe with violin

It's not every day a person gets to explore the world while doing what he loves. For 18-year-old violinist Brendon Mezzetti, this was his reality. He recently returned from touring New York, Washington, D.C., London and Russia with the National Youth Orchestra of the USA.

Photo from the Alaska StarPhoto from the Alaska Star

The classically trained violinist was selected to play a banjo solo at their final performance in London's Royal Albert Hall.

Read more about this teen's once-in-a-lifetime opportunity at The Alaska Star

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