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Arizona fiddling champ to host free clinic in Mesa

Mike Cirillo (right) performs with his three-piece ensemble at the studios of KTAR in Phoenix on Saturday, Feb. 15. (KTAR photo/Bob McClay)

PHOENIX -- Tempe native Mike Cirillo first picked up the violin when he was 4 and was schooled in the Suzuki method.

By age 12, he was touring the country with a jazz ensemble, and by 14, he was teaching others. In 1990, he won a state fiddling championship at the age of 19.

Cirillo went on to receive two bachelor's degrees and a master's from Arizona State University, and he has been playing professionally all around the world ever since.

Cirillo will host a free fiddling clinic on Monday, Feb. 17, at The Music Store (2630 W. Baseline Road, Mesa) for everyone from beginners to more experienced fiddlers.

Becky Lynn and Bob McClay invited the Mike Cirillo three-piece ensemble into the studio Saturday for a live appearance on Arizona's Morning News Weekend on News/Talk 92.3 KTAR. Click here to watch the in-studio performance.

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