That rendition of the Star Spangled Banner absolutely rocked. We can't believe that Brandon Niederauer, who performed it on his guitar, is only 15 years old, too.
Earlier this week, Philadelphia was introduced to Niederauer, nicknamed Taz, as he tweeted out a rendition of the Sixers' victory song, "Here Come the Sixers," which was seen more than 150,000 times on Twitter.
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Best theme song ever? @sixers
SO psyched to play the national anthem and halftime at the #Sixers game on Fri before my show at The Foundry at @FillmorePhilly on Sat. @JimmyButler, @JoelEmbiid, @BenSimmons25... who's up for some 1 on 1?? 🏀#76ers #TrustTheProcess #HereTheyCome pic.twitter.com/EkCELIqpWA— Brandon "Taz" Niederauer (@NiederauerMusic) December 11, 2018
In town for a show at the Fillmore Saturday, Niederauer will also perform at halftime of Friday's game against the Indiana Pacers.
According to his website, Niederauer began playing the guitar at the age of eight after watching the movie School of Rock and was featured on The Ellen Show by age 10. Among his many accomplishments, Niederauer actually starred in the musical of the very same name, School of Rock, on Broadway and has shared the stage with some of the best musicians in the world.
It's easy to see that this kid is going to have a tremendous career and we think we'll be seeing a lot more of Taz.