Korean-born Australian pianist Young-Ah Kim Hauser has established herself as one of the current generation of virtuoso performers. After completing her formal education in Seoul, her family moved to Brisbane where she was offered a scholarship to study with renowned concert pianist Max Olding at the Queensland Conservatorium-Griffith University and later at the Queensland University of Technology. Her qualifications include Master of Fine Arts (QUT), Licentiate and Fellowship Diplomas in Performance (AMEB). She has also studied with the eminent Russian artist Lev Vlassenko both in Australia and at the University of Indiana, USA.
Young-Ah has won several major prizes in the national competitions including the prestigious Hephzibah Menuhin Memorial Scholarship. On the international circuit, she has been a laureate in the 1st National Power World Piano Competition-London, the 5th Sydney International Piano Competition, and the 12th Rome International Piano Competition-Italy.
Her concert appearances have been with the Sydney Youth, Queensland Symphony, Queensland Philharmonic, South Australian Symphony and Tonhalle Zurich Orchestras.