Bob Marsdon (1993, Amsterdam) started having piano lessons at the age of nine, with a private teacher and later at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. After secondary school he went on to study Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Leiden. In 2014 he got accepted to Practicum Musicae at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague where he studied a year with Ksenia Kouzmenko. After this he was accepted into the bachelor programme, where he studied with Ellen Corver. He studied with Slava Poprugin for his master's degree, graduating in 2021. He followed masterclasses with Ronald Brautigam, Pascal Devoyon, Severin von Eckardstein, Naum Grubert, David Kuyken, Denys Proshchayev, Pascal Rogé and Igor Roma. In 2017 he had the pleasure of being supplied with a Kawai grand piano from the NMF.