Performs with: Seattle Symphony
Ben Hausmann, principal oboist of the Seattle Symphony, previously served as principal oboist of L'Orchestre Symphonique de Québec, the Florida Philharmonic, and the Savannah Symphony. A frequent guest of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, and Baltimore Symphony, Ben has also served as principal oboist of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra since 2003. His performance of Richard Strauss's Oboe Concerto with the Aspen Music Festival Sinfonia was broadcast in 2002 on NPR. He is also a pianist and composer; his composition Variations of Four Notes had its premiere at the Seattle Symphony in 2007.