Anthony Rauche
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Anthony Rauche


Hillyer students are full of potential and they are surprising in unexpected ways! Our students bring unique gifts to the classroom that energize the learning environment and help them acquire new tools for critical reading and applications in the years ahead.


  • MUB 200: World Music Survey
  • MUB 210: Global Pop Music
  • AUCC 140: Native American Cultures

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois (Ethnomusicology)
    M.M. (Piano), M.M. (Music Theory), and B.M. (Piano), New England Conservatory

Research Interests

  • Italian American Music
  • Native American Music
  • Global Pop
  • World Music

Selected Publications 

  • 2016   The Performance Practice of Piri, Korean Double-Reed Oboe, by Gamin Kang Hyo-seon; English translation editor
  • 2014    Korean Dance, Korean Musicology Series No. 6, National Gugak Center (Center for Korean Traditional Music and Dance), Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea; English translation editor-in-chief; December
  • 2010    Improvisation: Musical Process and Intellectual Practice, in Perspectives on Korean Music, Sanjo and Issues of Improvisation in Musical Traditions of Asia (the inaugural volume); published by The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Republic of Korea; vol. 1, pp.113-120, October
  • 2010   The CMS Song (text by John Buccheri, music by Anthony T. Rauche), College Music Society 50th Anniversary Anthem, published in CMS: The First Fifty Years, by Mary Anne Rees; College Music Society, Appendix 13, pp. 191-93
  • 2009   Gayageum, Twelve String Zither, and Samulnori, Percussion Ensemble, the first two volumes (each with a DVD) in the series, Encounters with Korean Traditional Music; translation and editing supervision; published by The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Republic of Korea, February
  • 1999   Understanding Ethnic Identity Through Expressive Culture: An Interdisciplinary Approach, chapter co-authored with Profs. S. Edward Weinswig and Cheryl Curtis, in Interdisciplinary General Education, Questioning Outside the Lines, ed. Marcia Bundy Seabury, The College Board Press, New York, pp. 257-271
  • 1994   Professions of Italian-American Women:  Grooming for the Body, Singing for the Soul, in To See the Past More Clearly:  The Enrichment of the Italian Heritage, 1890-1990, Essays from the Twenty-Third Annual Conference of the American Italian Historical Association, November 1990; ed. by Harral E. Landry, pp.116-124
  • 1990   The Tarantella:  Musical and Ethnic Identity for Italian-Americans, in Italian Americans In Transition, Essays from the Twenty-First Annual Conference of the American Italian Historical Association, October, 1988; ed. by Scelsa, LaGumina and Tomasi, June, chapter 16, pp.189-197
  • 1988     Festa Italiana in Hartford, Connecticut:  The Pastries, The Pizza, and the People Who ‘Parla Italiano’,  in “We Gather Together” Food and Festival in American Life; American Material Culture and Folklife Series, University of Michigan Research Press; second printing, spring 1989; paperback edition, December 1989; reissued by Utah State University Press, 1991; chapter 13, pp.205-217