Han Zhao auditioned for the Bachelor of Performing Arts degree at the Shenyang Conservatory of Music (China), and was accepted as a freshman performance major in the fall of 2011; she studied there with Dr. Zhe Li. In 2014, she was the prize winner of the 16th Hong Kong-Asia Piano Open competition. In 2015, Han Zhao was accepted as a graduate student at Temple University on full scholarship studying with Dr. Clipper Erickson. Han Zhao participated a Benefit Concert of Lulu Shrine Center in Philadelphia in 2015. She won the First Prize in the Pi Kappa Lambda competition in Philadelphia and was invited to perform at the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 2016. In University of North Texas––where she studied with Prof. Adam Wodnicki and received the “Music College Scholarship” award for three years.