Dr. Lisa Adkins Runner, Pianist

Dr. Lisa Adkins Runner is an Assistant Professor of Music Education in the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University. Lisa received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education from Milligan College, a Master of Arts degree in Media Services from East Tennessee State University, and a Doctor of Education degree from Appalachian State University. She has been a member of The Civic Chorale since 1980 and has served as the accompanist since 1996.

Dr. David C. Runner, Organist

Dr. David C. Runner has been Professor Organ and Music Theory at Milligan College since 1972. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Boise State University, Idaho, as a student of

C. Griffith Bratt. His Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Organ Performance were received from Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, studying under David Craighead. European organ study included work with Marie-Claire Alain, Louis Robilliard, and Michael Radulescu. In addition to serving as Organ Accompanist for The Civic Chorale, David is a member of the American Guild of Organists and serves as the treasurer of the local chapter.