Ronnette Harrison, recording artist, radio personality, accomplished vocalist, pianist, songwriter, piano instructor, and vocal coach, has emerged as one of the most sought-after pianists, performers and vocal coaches in the Washington Metropolitan area. Ronnette is also a member of the Grammy Award Recording Academy, Washington, D.C. Chapter, the premier outlet for honoring achievements in the recording arts and supporting the music community.
Ronnette began performing as a singer and musician with Gospel Music Hall of Fame inductee, Shirley Ables & The Joy Gospel Singers at the age of 11. She has recorded with numerous artists including Vicki Yohe, Pastor Shirley Caesar and Dorothy Norwood. In 2012, after experiencing much success as a vocalist with Stellar Award-winning groups Isaiah D. Thomas & Elements of Praise and Mike McCoy & Voices United, Ronnette stepped out as a solo artist. She has been nominated for several local Christian Music Awards and in July 2015, won “Female Artist of the Year” at the Gospel Blue M.I.C. Achievement Awards.
Ronnette received a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Music Education from Towson University, Towson, Maryland and taught music in the Prince George’s County Public School system. Adding to her multi-faceted talents, Ronnette is also a radio host with Radio One DC’s Praise 104.1 FM and WYCB 1340 AM. You can hear her hosting “Sunday Joy” on Praise 104.1FM Sundays from 12pm-4pm. She also provides private vocal and piano instruction. The songstress has successfully headlined sold-out performances at the historic Blues Alley in Washington, D.C., and at the Gospel en Karukera Festival 2017 in the Guadeloupe islands. Ronnette has traveled the world touring and performing with Gospel greats including Shirley Ables & the Joy Gospel Singers and Mike McCoy & Voices United. She has made guest appearances on several gospel television network shows, including “Rejoice in the Word” and “I Will Bless the Lord at All Times.”
Ronnette made her theater debut with Mosaic Theater Company DC as pianist in “Marie and Rosetta” at Washington D.C.’s Atlas Theater in August & September 2018. In September 2018, Ronnette released her new single, “ALWAYS THERE,” her follow-up single to her debut project entitled, "JOURNEY." “ALWAYS THERE” was considered in the first round ballot of the 61st Annual Grammy Awards for Best Gospel Performance/Song. Both are available on iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby, and Google Play.