Teaching Days

Monday through Saturday – Rocklin

Instrument

Piano | Keyboard

OLEG KLIMKIV

At the age of 10, Oleg began taking classical piano lessons where his interest in music began to bloom. By the age of 18, Oleg’s interest expanded to jazz, gospel, funk, and fusion leading him to study jazz at Sac City College and Sac State. From gospel churches to all types of festivals, Oleg’s resume includes playing at the most diverse of musical settings. A few of his influences include Stevie Wonder, Michel Camilo, Chick Corea, Jeff Lorber, Brian Culbertson, John Mayer, and Snarky Puppy. Oleg specializes in Gospel, RNB, funk, jazz, rock, pop but can help you learn they key aspects of other styles if you are interested.

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Oleg’s Setup

Oleg has a few setups he uses. This will give you some understanding of what he plays.

  1. Nord Stage 2 Keyboard
  2. M-Audio Axiom Midi Keyboard
  3. M-Audio Midi Box
  4. Mainstage keyboard software with Omnisphere plug-in

Read some of Oleg’s blog posts

What Separates Music Lab Rocklin

                In almost any business, competition is fierce. Particularly in the music lesson business there seems to be a music school on every corner and this often leads to potential students asking us: “what’s different about the Music Lab?”. This is a great...

My child is very young. Can a 4 or 5 year old begin music lessons?

An extremely common question we receive is how young can a child begin learning music lessons. As with most questions that deal with music, the answer is ‘it depends’. There are many factors to consider when deciding what instrument to start your child on. We always...

As a music student, how do I get inspired?

One of the biggest keys in transitioning from a weekly music student to a lifelong successful musician is simply inspiration. I’ve had both students and parents both ask me “How do I get inspired?” or “How do I get my child more inspired to play their instrument?” As...

I have signed my child up for piano lessons. Where do I start with buying a piano?

One of the most common questions we get when we sign up a brand new student for piano lessons is where to get a piano and how much to spend? The reason this has always been such a tough question for new students to research is that there are so many different pianos,...

THE POWER OF THE II-V-I PROGRESSION

There are so many ways to learn an instrument. For piano, you often hear of multiple different methods of teaching. There is the Suzuki method, Bastien piano basics, Music Tree, and some students simply learn by watching other piano players play in church, thus...