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  • Our next guest is a 10-year-old violinist

  • who spends every weekend performing

  • on the streets of Santa Monica.

  • Her videos have been viewed over 250 million times online.

  • Performing Sunflower by Post Malone,

  • please welcome Karolina.




  • Hi!

  • How are you?

  • I'm good!

  • That's beautiful!

  • Thank you so much.

  • Karolina, what is your last name?

  • Protsenko.

  • Protsenko.

  • And so you have been playing since how old?

  • How old were you when you started?

  • When I was six.

  • Six years old.

  • And what made you be drawn to the violin?

  • I just wanted to play an instrument.

  • And my parents asked me, what do I want to play?

  • A violin or a flute?

  • And I just picked violin without knowing what it was.


  • And you must practice a lot.

  • How often you practice?

  • Every day, two to three hours.

  • Wow.

  • That's why you're that good.

  • And then you dance around.

  • It's so entertaining.

  • And then you're on the streets--

  • the promenade, right?

  • In Santa Monica.

  • Do you love that?

  • Yes.

  • Yeah?

  • Do you make a lot of money?

  • Are people very generous?

  • Yeah.

  • Oh, that's good.


  • That's why you go out there, right?

  • What are you gonna save up for?

  • What do you want to do with your money?

  • I'm saving it for college.

  • And I really want a puppy, but I don't have a house.

  • My mom said when we're gonna have

  • a house and a big backyard, then I might have a puppy.

  • Yes, and time for a puppy, 'cause puppies take a lot--

  • also, there's a lot of dogs that look like puppies that

  • a little older, and they don't act like puppies.

  • 'Cause puppies are a lot.

  • They chew on furniture and they pee in your house.


  • Just to let you know.

  • All right, well, I got you something

  • for the next time you perform.

  • Bring it out?

  • OK, so there you are.

  • Thank you so much!

  • Thank you!

  • Oh, you're welcome.

  • And then I got--


  • It's amazing.

  • Yeah.

  • See what I have in my--

  • here's some of your first cash for your tip, OK?

  • Thank you so much!


  • All right.

  • We'll be right back.

Our next guest is a 10-year-old violinist

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Kid Violinist Karolina Brightens Up the Stage with 'Sunflower'

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