is a musician
in new york city
|photo by Aleksandr Karjaka|
Evan Runyon (acoustic & electric basses, viol, banjo, guitar) is a performer and composer based in Brooklyn, New York. He has been privileged to collaborate with world-class composers and performers including Robert Black, Rebecca Saunders, Evan Ziporyn, Julia Wolfe, Krassimir Sterev, Carlos Cordeiro, Stefan Prins and Uli Fussenegger. Artistic director of presenting/commissioning body Real Loud, Evan is also founder of low string ensemble Hollerbrag and a member of ensemble mise-en.
He has performed with Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Chris Potter and Joey DeFrancesco, appeared on the Warped Tour, Montreux Jazz Festival and SXSW stages, and appears on recordings on Albany, Asian Man and Dischord. Evan has presented masterclasses and/or lectures at the Arizona State University, the Boston Conservatory, University of Arizona, University of Illinois and Tufts University and has been an instructor of double bass at the Hartt School.