Guitarist Charlie Rauh has been awarded grants from such organizations as Meet The Composer, The Fractured Atlas Group, The Untitled Artists Group, The Herndon Arts Council, The Queens Arts Council, and The International Studios at Denkalschmeide Hofgen. Master improviser Connie Crothers notes Rauh as "a true musician with an originality that is deep and personal", while virtuoso composer/pedal steel guitarist Susan Alcorn describes his creative approach as "a rare combination of discipline, attention to detail, and impeccable taste." In collaboration with choreographer Megan Harrold he has served as composer in residence at The Klaustrid Foundation-Iceland (Sept. 2010), The Chen Dance Center-NYC (Oct./Nov. 2011),Salvatore LaRussa Dance Theater-NYC (April/May 2012), and Le Feuil-France (Aug./Sept. 2012).
Rauh has worked with such artists as Tom Rainey, Abigail Breslin, Ken Coomer, and Ingrid Laubrock - His compositions have been featured on NPR's Live in Studio C program and WUSB's Jazz On The Air program as well as in venues such as Merce Cunningham Studio, The Kitchen, Alice Tully Hall Lincoln Center, The Chocolate Factory, The Stone, The Rubin Art Museum, and the Ailey Citigroup Theater.