Lai Jie Hao was born in Malacca, Malaysia, in 1994. He is a graduate of the Malaysian Institute of Arts, where he received his Diploma of Music with a major in music composition and a minor in piano performance. He also holds an ATCL Diploma in classical piano performance from Trinity College London. During his studies, he actively participated in choir events and competitions. He was awarded as the most promising conductor from the 14th Malaysian Choral Eisteddfod 2016 National Choir Competition. He also joined the Young Malaysian Go Classic events (YMGC I & YMGC II) as a singer and assistant conductor in 2013 and 2017 respectively. Apart from that, Jie Hao was one of the soloist in the most recent YMGC event. In 2015, he completed Kodály’s Teacher Training Course for Primary Level 2 and is currently working as a tutor in Young Choral Academy.