More Arrangements Coming, and Happy St. Patrick’s Day

After publishing my planned ten songs from the "ArrangeMe" list at SheetMusicPlus, I decided to continue my work in that vein, as there are so many on the list that work well o

The Magic of Rodgers & Hammerstein

(Mar. 4, 2018) — I am having a great time creating arrangements for pedal harp of well-known Broadway show tunes, many of which were composed by the famous duo of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.  Rodgers wrote the lyrics to the melodies which Hammerstein seemed to magically p

Editing YouTube Videos is Actually Easy!

As a YouTube novice, trimming away unwanted portions of my videos proved to be a challenge. It seemed I was on the right track by using the "Edit" button, but for some reason the edits wouldn't save. Then it finally occurred to me to seek out a YouTube "help" video that would hopefully explain, in simple terms, what I was doing wrong.

My Arrangements of Popular Songs Now Available at SheetMusicPlus!

(Jan. 23, 2018) — Since my Mel Bay book titled "Easy Scottish Harp Music"  containing ten interpretations of little-known Scottish ballads was published in April 2009, I have adhered to the standard of groups of ten when producing new projects. Beginning last summer, I published arrangements of 14 of my favo

New Collection of Traditional Irish Songs Available

I am pleased to announce that a compilation of some of my best-loved Irish songs is now available here and at SheetMusicPlus.com on my publisher's

The Online Music Business is a Whole New World!

It's like stepping from one world into a new one...transitioning from traditional, physical performances to building an online presence through tools I never heard of before. Spotify, SoundCloud...what are these all ab

My “Celtic Reflections” Now Available at CD Baby!

(Sep. 17, 2017) — I am very pleased to announce that my CD, "Celtic Reflections," is now available at CD Baby in both downloadable and hard-copy formats: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/sharonhanjianrondeau12 Although I am still becoming acquainted with their services, the people there thus far have been professional, very prompt, a

It’s Not Too Early to Think About Christmas Music!

(Sep. 12, 2017) — Last week, the publisher of my arrangements, SheetMusicPlus.com, reminded its newsletter audience that musicians are already looking for Christmas music and associated titles have increased in sales in recent weeks. At first it seemed to be too early to even think abou

A New Direction

(Aug. 11, 2017) — After so many years of public performance, retirement is not easy. Last month I decided to channel my musical energies into notating the many well-loved songs I played at all kinds of events over the years, many of which have not been arranged for the harp until now. Sometimes the process is s