Evan Runyon is bassist and composer originally from Tucson, Arizona and now living in Brooklyn, New York.

Founder-director of antiphonal rock band Real Loud, a member of L'Histoire ensemble Exceptet, and a regular guest of many groups both in the USA and abroad, Evan has performed with Klangforum Wien, The Knights, International Contemporary Ensemble, Metropolis Ensemble and American Composers Orchestra, has worked directly with composers such as Julia Wolfe, Rebecca Saunders, Louis Andriessen and George Lewis, and collaborated with Wye Oak, Emily Wells, members of Eighth Blackbird and the Bang on a Can All-Stars.

Evan's principal mentor was Robert Black, with whom he earned a postgraduate diploma.