evan runyon

is a musician

that lives

in new york city


photo by Aleksandr Karjaka

Evan Runyon is a performer and composer based in Brooklyn, New York. His music has been called “quirky and interesting” (Millbrook Independent) and his playing “very loud, at least” (New York Times). He is artistic director and founder of antiphonal rock band Real Loud, a member of ensemble mise-en and a regular guest with many other New York-based groups. He has worked with distinguished artists as diverse as Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Chris Potter, Talea Ensemble, Contemporaneous, John Clayton, Rebecca Saunders and Stefan Prins.

Evan’s principal mentors have been Robert Black and Louis Levitt. Additional studies with Uli Fusseneggar, Ira Gold and others. He has presented lectures and/or masterclasses at the University of Arizona, Arizona State Universtiy, Tufts University, Boston Conservatory and University of Illinois, and has been an instructor of double bass at the Hartt School.

A Tucson, AZ native, Evan finds biographies tiresome but is fond of cats, whiskies and westerns. He lives in Greenpoint.

28 February

ensemble mise-en
Princeton Sound Kitchen

Princeton NJ
Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University
Fine Hall
10 March

Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra
music by Chevalier de Saint-Georges, William Grant Still & George Frideric Handel

New York NY
The Park
1010 Park Ave
15-17 March ensemble mise-en
music by student composers
Buffalo NY
University at Buffalo
18-20 March solo residency
music by Meredith Gilna
Buffalo NY
University at Buffalo
5 April ensemble mise-en
music by Savlatore Sciarrino
New York NY
Italian Academy at Columbia University
1161 Amsterdam Ave
17 April solo performance
music by Iannis Xenakis, Luciano Berio, Oliver Thurley, Joan Arnau Pamies & Molly Herron

Philadelphia PA
The 5th Side at the Maas Bulding
1325 N. Randolph St.

21 April ensemble mise-en
music by Yan Maresz
New York NY
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 W 38th St
18 April solo performance
music by Annika Socolofksy

Princeton NJ
Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University
Fine Hall

28 April Transfer is Available
multidisciplinary performance

Brooklyn NY
The Living Gallery
1094 Broadway

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