Hao began his piano studies at age four. Since age nine, he has studied with Chinese-Canadian pianist Dr. Vivian Li, a member of the piano faculty of Xinghai Conservatory of Music. He currently attends the prestigious Xinghai Conservatory Middle School. Already a veteran of several Chinese piano competitions, Hao has taken top prizes at the Steinway National Competition for Young Artists, the Asia Young Artists Music Competition, the Asia Kawai Piano Competition, and more. Hao also was the youngest quarterfinalist at the 1st Beijing International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition for Young Pianists in 2016, and a semifinalist at the 2nd Zhuhai International Mozart Competition for Young Musicians in 2017. In June 2017, Hao was selected to represent Xinghai Conservatory Middle School at the National Conference of Piano Education held at Xi’an Conservatory of Music.