Randy Raine-Reusch

artistic director


Randy Raine-Reusch is currently the Artistic Director of the Rainforest World Music Festival and the Miri Jazz Festival, both in Sarawak, Malaysia. A multi-faceted artist, Raine-Reusch has had 30 year career as an internationally touring performer/composer in the fields of World Music, Jazz, New Music and Experimental Music. He was a co-founder of the Rainforest World Music Festival in Sarawak, Malaysia; a consultant for Cirque du Soleil's Quidam; and the Artist Director of a number of other festivals and large-scale events. He has been producer on numerous CDs and CD ROMs on Canadian and international labels. He has been a guest lecturer in the fields of composition, performance, ethnomusicology, and psychology at prominent universities and conferences worldwide He is a contributing editor for Musicworks Magazine and recently published Play the World: 101 World Instrument Primer with Mel Bay Publications. An internationally recognized musical organologist, Raine-Reusch has been a consultant for the Stearn’s Collection University of Michigan, a consultant for The Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad, and the Director of Acquisitions for the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix. Raine-Reusch is a member of the Canadian League of Composers and an Affiliate of the Canadian Music Centre.

participating in

  • WOMEX 2010
  • WOMEX 2009
  • WOMEX 2008