Ramon Fermin is a guitarist, composer and multi-instrumentalist based in his native San Francisco Bay Area.
Ramon is a co-founder of the electric guitar ensemble Ignition Duo, and a member of the San Francisco Guitar Quartet. An avid collaborator, Ramon relishes the challenges of performing contemporary music and has often found himself involved in the first performances of many new works for classical, acoustic and electric guitars.
Ramon has served as a guitarist on multiple international tours with Sun Kil Moon/Mark Kozelek, and performs around the country with Magik*Magik Orchestra as part of the house band for Pop-Up Magazine.
Ramon creates original music as Hunters Chorus, and released the debut album Old Growler on Caldo Verde Records on October 19th, 2018.
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 music from the San Francisco Conservatory (M.M. 2011) and UC Santa Barbara (B.M. 2008). 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.