Tan Tuan Hao is a musician and artist who works primarily as a composer and performer. He achieved his undergraduate music degree from LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore, and his postgraduate qualification in composition from the Danish conservatoire. As a composer, he has collaborated widely with ensembles such as Esbjerg Ensemble (Denmark), Bergen Girls’ Choir (Norway), Ensemble Mosaic (Germany), Ensemble TM+ (France), and Ding Yi Music (Singapore). His work also extends to theatrical and film productions, encompassing collaborative projects with LASALLE College of the Arts (Singapore, and the National Film School of Denmark. His interests in music composition lie in the intersection of musical and dramatic expression, with special emphasis on developing new ways of expressing musical and dramatic meaning through performance gestures that combine musical, sonic, verbal, and visual elements. He also works with live improvisation, combining live performance with real-time audiovisual processing.
Tuan Hao has studied under composers such as Chong Kee Yong (Malaysia/Singapore), Lindsay Vickery (Australia), Jeppe Just Christensen, Hans Abrahamsen, and Bent Sørensen (Denmark).