Ian Hobson (born 7 August 1952) is an English pianist, conductor and teacher. His pianistic repertoire spans the baroque to the contemporary, but he specialises in the Romantic repertoire. Ian Hobson was born in Wolverhampton in 1952. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music, Magdalene College, Cambridge, and Yale University in the United States. His teachers included Claude Frank, Ralph Kirkpatrick and Menahem Pressler.