upstate new york;
double bass, bass guitar, guitars;
performer, composer, arranger;

Evan Runyon is a multi-instrumentalist and composer in New York, active in traditional and modern media with a repertoire spanning six centuries.

He has performed and/or recorded with the symphony orchestras of Houston, Detroit and Phoenix, the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra and Wiener Kammerorchester; Klangforum Wien, Talea Ensemble, The Knights, International Contemporary Ensemble, Metropolis Ensemble and Ensemble Signal; Raphael Saadiq, Wye Oak, Emily Wells, Thundercat and Slipknot; Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Luís Enrique and Hector del Curto; Chris Potter, Brian Lynch and Phil Woods.

Extensively recorded, he is credited on tracks with combined streams in the tens of millions, the scores for AAA videogame soundtracks and major films, and his own music for film has been cited for excellence at the European Independent Film Festival.

Evan teaches at Union College and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and formerly at the Hartt School. His principal mentor was Robert Black, under whom he earned a postgraduate diploma.


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