Born in New Zealand, Australian-Chinese pianist and composer Rob Hao is currently a student at the Royal College of Music, London. He studies piano with Professor Gordon Fergus-Thompson, composition with Dr Alison Kay, and is also a conducting student. Having grown up in Australia, Rob attended Sydney Grammar School, studying piano with Ransford Elsley and composition with Dr Nicholas Vines. He has also worked with and participated in masterclasses with renowned pianists such as Rustem Hayroudinoff, Sarah Grunstein, Ian Fountain, Leon McCawley, Liam Viney and Peter Jablonski. In 2016, Rob gave his concerto debut, playing Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major in Australia. Aside from music, he is a photographer. Rob is currently based in London.