Benjamin Moermond joined the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra as Principal Bassoon in 2010. His previous solo appearances with the orchestra include Haydn's Sinfonia Concertante, Telemann's Double Concerto for Bassoon and Recorder, and Mozart's Bassoon Concerto. He has been on bassoon faculty at Chinese University and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.
Prior to moving to Hong Kong, Benjamin completed his studies at The Juilliard School of New York under the tutelage of Judith LeClair. Other major teachers include Russell Hinkle, Patricia Rogers and Martin James. He has performed as a guest with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonia and New York Philharmonic, as well as international music festivals such as the Pacific Music Festival, Lucerne Festival Academy, Youth Orchestra of the Americas, and Opera Theatre and Music Festival of Lucca, Italy.
Benjamin is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio.