Ramon Fermin is a guitarist and composer based in his native San Francisco Bay Area.
Ramon creates original music as Hunters Chorus, and released the debut album Old Growler in 2018.
An avid collaborator, Ramon has often found himself involved in the first performances of many new works for classical, acoustic and electric guitars. He has toured, recorded, and/or performed with many groups, including: Ignition Duo, the San Francisco Guitar Quartet, Magik Magik Orchestra, Sun Kil Moon, Lightbulb Ensemble, Spoleto Festival Orchestra, New Music Works, Wild Rumpus and more.
Ramon first learned music from his grandmother, pianist Lydia Fermin. His early guitar teachers were Eric Cabalo and Norris Large, and he later went on to study with John Dearman, Marc Teicholz, and Marcin Dylla, earning degrees in Guitar Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music (M.M.) and UC Santa Barbara (B.M.). During his formative years Ramon attended masterclasses at the Mediterranean Guitar Festival in Cervo, Italy, The Volterra Summer Guitar Institute in Tuscany, the Nurtingen International Guitar Festival in Germany, the New York Guitar Seminar at the Mannes School of Music, Boston Guitarfest, and the Santa Barbara International Guitar Festival. Ramon was a prize winner in the 2011 Sierra Nevada Guitar Competition.