The incredibly talented tween violinist, Karolina Protsenko, performs Frank Sinatra's ‘My Way' while standing on a street corner. And the moment is nothing short of magical!
You’ll find most six-year-olds playing with toys or coloring. But Karolina Protsenko picked up a violin instead. By age ten, she aced every musical note and now she is well known worldwide as a violin prodigy.
But what has people flocking to the internet is her latest tune of ‘My Way' by Frank Sinatra, garnering more than 350,000 views!
Dressed in a pink t-shirt and blue jeans, her body sways to the musical notes and one can almost hear Frank singing in tune. This 11-year-old musician charms every listener within hearing distance of her violin.
Busking on the streets of Santa Monica, California, violinist Karolina Protsenko does renditions of pop songs like, Believer by Imagine Dragons to Hallelujah by Lenoard Cohen. With over 4.2 million subscribers, she is blessed with a rare gift to bring joy through her music.
Born in the Ukraine, Karolina’s parents brought her to the United States in 2015 so she could be classically trained in the violin. She then began busking in 2017 on the streets of California.
Not only did Karolina captivate audiences with her music but even garnered attention from The Ellen Show, too. When Ellen asked Karolina if she liked performing in the streets, she giggled with a resounding, "Yes." Karolina also appreciates the generosity she has been shown and is saving up all her money for college and a puppy!
Praise For Violinist Karolina Protsenko
Fans have left posts on the Facebook page of Violinist Karolina Protsenko thanking her for sharing her gift with the world.
While one writes, "Hats off to your music, and the grace with which your legs synchronize with the tune. A treat to watch,” yet another posted, “You are a very talented young girl. I really love this song. You are truly GOD'S own child. What magical talent you have. Fantastic performance as usual.”
A third wrote, “Every day you surprise me, I admire your talent so much, you are the best violinist in the world.”
Violinist Karolina Protsenko practices on her instrument two to three hours a day and learns pop songs by ear. She played more than 200 cover songs in the past year. And it's no wonder why she does it. Karolina truly embodies the God-given gift of music. What do you think of this young prodigy and her version of Frank's, My Way?
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“Praise Him with the sounding of the trumpet, praise Him with the harp and lyre, praise Him with timbrel and dancing, praise Him with the strings and pipe, praise Him with the clash of cymbals, praise Him with resounding cymbals.” Psalm 150:3-5.
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