Mr. Mike Runyon

  • B. Mus. from Appalachian State University

Mr. Mike Runyon, a classically trained pianist, composer, accompanyist, teacher and performer/bandleader has been active in the High Country for over 13 years.  He received his Bachelor's in Music from Appalachian State.  He has performed with bands such as Snarky Puppy and Victor Wooten.  Following several piano performance competition wins in High School, he was the winner of ASU’s Concerto Aria Competion and received the Kindt Keyboard Scholarship.  He currently resides in Boone and composes for and plays keyboard in 3 local bands…Metaphonia, Bafoodus, and a Killa Band.  Mike teaches students in a variety of music genres, including classical, jazz, blues, funk, and rock.  He also frequently accompanies singers, dance classes, and other music students.  His work for the Department of Theatre and Dance includes playing for Modern Dance classes.

Title: Dance Musician - Accompanist
Department: Theatre and Dance

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-3028