Gia Gan

Conducting Fellow

Malaysian-born Gia Gan, a conducting fellow of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City, is a conductor in YPC’s School Choruses program in New York City public schools and assists over 400 chorus members in all YPC choral divisions.  Gia, who initially joined YPC in 2015 as a piano accompanist,  holds a MM in Music (choral conducting) from the University of Cincinnati’s Conservatory College of Music and a BA in Arts (orchestral conducting) from Beijing’s Central Conservatory of Music.  In China she was an assistant conductor of the Children and Young Women’s Choir of the China National Symphony Orchestra serving over 3,000 children of all ages; the associate music director at the Beijing Children’s Theatre Arts; and participated in music preparation for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.  Gia is a composer in the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Workshop and has directed the music in such New York City productions as Wizard of Oz Jr., Peter Pan Jr., Children of Eden, Godspell, and I Do! I Do!, among others.