After he studied in composition and percussion at the Central Conservatory of Music with Wenchen Qin and Zhengui Li, Hao Ma now continues his study in composition at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich with Isabel Mundry.

He was awarded in numerous composition competitions, including the Central Conservatory of Music Composition Competition, Val Tidone Young Talent Competition, 16th "SUN RIVER PRIZE" Students' New Music Composition Competition, and Hangzhou Contemporary Music Festival "ArtinnoAward" International Orchestra Composition Competition.

Hao Ma has worked with L'ensembles NOVUS, Zhejiang Symphony Orchestra. His works were well revceived by other renowned composers, including Akira Nishimura, Tristan Murail, and Oliver Schneller.