Author Archives: Sharon Ruchman

About Sharon Ruchman

Sharon graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor of Music degree in education and earned her Master of Music degree at the Yale School of Music. She was a soloist in the “Mozart Requiem” with the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, and in the summer of 2006, she returned to Yale to study composition privately with Orianna Webb. In 2009, one of her cello and piano pieces was selected by the National Composers Association to be played in San Francisco. She released her first chamber music CD, “Sharon Ruchman Chamber Music." Since then, Sharon has released a new album each year and performed her original compositions at prestigious venues such as The Federation of Jewish Communities of Western Connecticut at Heritage Village in Southbury, CT. Her pieces have been aired on many radio stations world-wide, including CJPX in Montreal in the “Hits” category, WSCL in Salisbury, MD, and KVOD in Denver, CO.

Another gift from Rudy – 88 years later

antique victrola playing 78 rpms record

In my previous blog, I wrote about my great uncle, Rudolph (Rudy) Fuchs and the miracle of receiving his first string instrument, a small viola he purchased in 1923. In 2015, it was purchased by a young woman who played in a youth orchestra. The viola was in reasonable condition, but the case, strings, bridge, bow, and chin rest all needed to be replaced. The...Read more »

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An Amazing Story of My Great Uncle’s Viola and How It Found Its Way to Me after 95 Years

My great uncle, Rudolph Fuchs, was a virtuoso violinist. He tragically died in a plane accident at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1933 at the young age of 25. I was never fortunate enough to know him, and being a musician, I had a great curiosity about how he became interested in the violin, where he performed, and whom he performed with. My father frequently...Read more »

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The Healing Powers of Music Therapy

Image of album cover for "Remembrance" - classical music CD

Not long after man discovered the use of tools, instruments were created and music began. Music has been a part of human culture for more than 40,000 years. It is an art form as unique to the maker of the music as it is to the person who enjoys it. Some people listen to music to dance or relax – to get moving or to...Read more »

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Appreciation Gift Program: How Nonprofits Can Give the Gift of Downloadable Music

Gift of Music Card for Appreciation Gift Program

I’ve been working with Sharon Ruchman for a couple of years now, and one thing I have noticed about her is her desire to share her music with as many people as possible. She wants her music to be heard across the globe. Sharon’s music is already very well known on classical music radio stations around the world. But we have had challenges getting people...Read more »

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Season’s Greetings Special: Free Classical Music MP3 with Purchase

Musical notes on a treble cleff indicating the Important Elements in Music

We know what Sharon’s fans like the best, and that’s music downloads! So, we have a very special Season’s Greetings gift for you. Between now and the end of December, buy any one of Sharon Ruchman’s albums from her website and we will email you a free classical music MP3 of Sharon’s music! And here’s an added bonus: we will send you the MP3 of...Read more »

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Tango Music Album Release! “A Bit of Tango and More…”

Sharon Ruchman announces the release of her sixth original classical music CD, “A Bit of Tango and More…..” The newly-released CD features 13 tracks of Sharon’s original music and includes two tangos. The first is a “Slow Tango” and the last piece on the album is the “Milonga.” Both are fun tango music pieces. In her original piano solo composition “Slow Tango,” Sharon wants “to...Read more »

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Download Sharon’s Original Classical Music Ringtone on Your iPhone

Would you like a free original classical music ringtone for your phone? If you’re a Sharon Ruchman fan you may have downloaded one of her free classical music mp3 pieces. The current piece, by the way, is a ceremony wedding music mp3. We’ve had some requests for an original classical music ringtone, so we decided to investigate the possibilities of offering Sharon’s fans an original...Read more »

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Ruchman’s Original Classical Music Heard on More Classical Music Radio Stations

Female classical music composer Sharon Ruchman composes original classical music

Original classical music composer Sharon Ruchman  has gained additional international radio play for movements from her album Remembrance. Click on the links below to visit the classical music radio stations that are now playing Sharon’s classical music: WRR Classical 101.1 Dallas, TX Alabama Public Radio Tuscaloosa, AL WHRO or WHRO on Connoisseur Classics Norfolk, VA WQLN Erie, PA KCSC Edmond, OK KCND Bismarck, ND WMKY...Read more »

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Free Ceremony Wedding Music MP3 Download – Sharon Ruchman

Are you planning a wedding? Have you chosen your wedding music yet? Choosing the right wedding music is often the last thing on a bride’s mind, unless she has friends who are in a band. What happens if you don’t really know what to do for music? You could leave it to the DJ to decide. But usually DJs show up at the reception, not...Read more »

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Wedding Music Ideas from an Original Classical Music Composer

Wedding Music Ideas and Suggestions

  Read more about original classical music ideas including wedding dinner music and soothing instrumental music from the events described below.   Recently we’ve been exploring all things wedding with the release of Sharon’s new compilation album, Love & Ceremony – Wedding Music. Lately we’ve found that there are some beautiful, photographic wedding blogs out there to record a wedding. It’s amazing that many of...Read more »

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