Evan Runyon
acoustic and electric basses
brooklyn new york

American musician Evan Runyon is a multi-instrumentalist, composer/arranger, songwriter and producer based in Brooklyn.

As acoustic and electric bassist he performs with Metropolis Ensemble and L’Histoire ensemble Exceptet; is a founder-director of antiphonal rock band Real Loud and double bass quartet Large Furniture; and appeared with Klangforum Wien, The Knights, International Contemporary Ensemble, Talea Ensemble and Ensemble Signal. He has worked directly with composers including Julia Wolfe, Rebecca Saunders, Louis Andriessen and George Lewis, and collaborated with artists including Wye Oak, Emily Wells, the Miró Quartet and Clarice Assad.

A prolific session musician on both guitars and basses, the tracks on which Evan has performed have combined streams in the hundreds of thousands. His principal mentor was Robert Black, with whom he earned a postgraduate diploma.

07 January 2020 - Metropolis Ensemble presents Ciranda
Music by Assad, Rezende, Torres, Meza, Barros & Plaza
(le) poisson rouge, New York NEW YORK

25 January 2020 - Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Leila Josefowicz performs Alban Berg's violin concerto, plus music by Mendelssohn & Wagner
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington VERMONT

26 January 2020 - Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Leila Josefowicz performs Alban Berg's violin concerto, plus music by Mendelssohn & Wagner
Paramount Theatre, Rutland VERMONT

09 February 2020 - Baroquelyn
Program TBA
Old First Reformed Church, Brooklyn NEW YORK

22 February 2020 - Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Music of John Williams
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington VERMONT

26 February 2020 - loadbang Presents: Plays Well With Others
Music for loadbang and strings by Matthusen, Beglarian, Stebbins, Wollschleger, and ensemble members
Our Saviour's Atonement Lutheran Church, New York NEW YORK

21 March 2020 - Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Music of Mozart, Taylor & Warlock
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington VERMONT

22 March 2020 - Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Music of Mozart, Taylor & Warlock
Paramount Theatre, Rutland VERMONT

25 March 2020 - Large Furniture
Music by Greg Chudzik, Robert Gibson, Larry Polanksy & Thomas Schuttenhelm
The Hartt School, West Hartford CONNECTICUT

02 April 2020 - Ecstatic Music: Bell Orchestre & Metropolis Ensemble
House Music by Bell Orchestre/Owen Pallett
Merkin Concert Hall, New York NEW YORK

22 April 2020 - Exceptet presented by Johnstone Fund for New Music
Music by Katie Balch, Scott Wollschleger and others
Short North Stage Garden Theater, Columbus OHIO 

23 April 2020 - Exceptet presented by fp Creative
Music by Katie Balch, Scott Wollschleger and others
TBA, Cleveland OHIO 

2 May 2020 - Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Music by Gershwin, Prokofiev and Roumain
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington VERMONT

26 May 2020 - Music for double bass, electronics and Orellana instruments
Program TBA
Americas Society, New York NEW YORK

evan@evanrunyon.com

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