by Sally Perkins, a freelance writer

Music Notes Unsplash

Learning a new song on any instrument can be a challenge, especially if you’ve just started playing in the last month or two. But there are numerous tricks or hacks that can help you master a tune in a shorter amount of time. While nothing compares to daily training and practice to learn how to play a song on the piano or the guitar, understanding how the Circle of Fifths works may help you to play the classics in no time at all.

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Leading California-based facility offering piano, voice, guitar, violin and online music lessons expands reach of success and achievement via after school enrichment programs.

Los Angeles, CA – June 26, 2017 The Oksana School of Music and Art, a Los Angeles-based facility headed by the Oksana Management Group, Inc.'s CEO Oksana Kolesnikova offering lessons in piano, voice, guitar, violin and online studies, announced plans to provide after school enrichment programs for Los Angeles area schools. The Russian-born pianist, composer and owner/founder of the Oksana School of Music and Art, boasts an impressive resume that includes being a seven-year performer at the Beverly Hills Hotel’s legendary Polo Lounge, traveling the globe to perform in concert on behalf of the U.S. Armed Forces and United Nations, performing for musicians such as Sir Elton John, TV personality Oprah Winfrey, actresses Jennifer Lopez and Angelina Jolie, former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and many more.

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Flychord Instruments Endorsed by Celebrated Pianist Oksana Kolesnikova

“New Kid” on the Block.

Flychord Piano, child of a 60 year-old OEM company, has “grown up” this past year. An innovative development team and a dynamic marketing staff have met the competition. Flychord has brought innovation to the hi-tech digital piano marketplace, delivering outstanding pianos to American families at affordable prices. Flychord has done its legwork for music education as well. These instruments' features are fully integrated into a learning paradigm, allowing both experienced and novice pianists to excel.

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Dr. Viossy arranges Oksana’s piano masterpiece “The Voice of Life” in Melodic Metal style.

Los Angeles, CA – April 2, 2017 - It was music at first sight. When Oksana’s management first heard Dr. Viossy’s outstanding Heavy Metal rendition of Beethoven’s third movement of Moonlight Sonata, they immediately contacted Dr. Viossy and proposed a creative collaboration between the two artists. The result is this dramatic, powerful and uplifting rendition of Oksana’s most meaningful original composition, “The Voice of Life.” (original piano version)

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WHERE:

TPepin’s Hospitality Centre
4121 N. 50th St.
Tampa, FL 33610

WHEN:

Thursday, April 6, 2017
6 pm to 8 pm

WHAT:

The Rotary Club's annual "Taste of Italy" benefit is known to sell out every year. It supports beautiful causes, features a gourmet Italian buffet, and boasts top-tier entertainment.

But this year, the benefit, slated for April, will likely sell out well in advance. Here's why in one simple word: Oksana.

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BEVERLY HILLS PIANIST TO THE STARS, OKSANA, SLATED FOR A BENEFIT CONCERT IN VALENCIA FOR SMILE TRAIN

LOS ANGELES, CA - To help children born with cleft lips and/or palates, concert pianist/composer Oksana Kolesnikova is scheduled to perform a special benefit concert at The Paseo Club in Valencia on Saturday, November 5, 2016.

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