GAN, Mary Yoke Thue. b. Jasin, Melaka, Malaysia, 14 November 1954. A teacher, conductor, church musician, and hymnal editor, Mary Gan is the fifth of nine children, growing up in a family with a strong Methodist tradition. Her maternal grandfather was a Methodist preacher and paternal grandfather was an active lay leader in the Jasin Chinese Methodist Church, Melaka.
Sacred Music Education
In 1973 Mary first started her music education study in the Malaysia Conservatory of Music, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A year later, she pursued a double major in applied piano and sacred music at the Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas (BM, 1977). In 1980 she furthered her studies in piano and...
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