evan runyon

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


Evan Runyon is a multi-instrumentalist and composer with a repertoire spanning six centuries, active in traditional and modern media across manifold genre, whose playing has been called "steadfast" (Houston Chronicle) and "imperious" (New York Times).

He is a member of L'histoire ensemble Exceptet and double bass quartet Large Furniture; has performed and/or recorded with Klangforum Wien, Talea Ensemble, The Knights, International Contemporary Ensemble, Metropolis Ensemble, Ludovico Ensemble and Ensemble Signal; Raphael Saadiq, Wye Oak, Emily Wells, Thundercat and Slipknot.

Evan is a member of the Vermont Symphony Orchestra and performs regularly with the American Composers Orchestra, Albany Symphony and New Bedford Symphony Orchestra, and has been guest principal with the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra and Wiener Walzer Orchester. A prolific session musician, he has contributed performances and arrangements to tracks with combined streams in the tens of millions as well as to scores for major motion pictures, television shows and AAA videogames.

studio teaching

Evan is available for private instruction in person in the New York Capital District and remotely for students of all ages and ability levels. Contact for more information.

2022-2023 events

21.Jul.2022Musicians of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra
Return of Kevin Rhodes
Springfield Symphony Hall, Springfield MA

09.Oct.2022Ramapo Valley Chamber Ensemble
Franz Schubert's Octet
Private event, New Rochelle NY

29.Oct.2022Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Paradise & Light
The Flynn Performing Arts Center, Burlington VT

30.Oct.2022Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Paradise & Light
Paramount Theatre, Rutland VT

01.Feb.2023Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Farmers' Night
Vermont State House, Montpelier VT

04.Feb.2023Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Music by Sierra, Morlock & Tchaikovsky
The Flynn Performing Arts Center, Burlington VT

06.May.2023Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Music by Ludwig, Walker, Bruch & Brahms
The Flynn Performing Arts Center, Burlington VT



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