Music is a complex activity. But we do not need to make it more complicated. Music is a game, through singing, clapping, listening and discussing, we could learn music with ease. Nurturing interests and building a solid foundation are our utmost missions to all music lovers and children.

Abel Gan

Highly motivated musician with a comprehensive background in performance, music composition and arranging. More than 45 years as a vocalist and pianist- both as a soloist and in a variety of ensembles.

Skill Highlights

  • Specialty in pop, golden oldies, evergreen and jazz music
  • Exceptional sight-reader
  • Memorization expert and perfect pitch
  • Expressive
  • Versed in music arrangement and theory
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THE WESTERN UNION BAND Founder and Band leader| 1971 – 1981

  • Four-piece band signed under EMI Recording Artiste
  • No. 1 Billboard Hits in Malaysia with the singles “Sausolito” and “I’ve Found my Freedom” (1972), along with other top 10 hits in Singapore
  • Global performance exposure across Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Thailand in 5 star hotels such as Mandarin, Shangri-La, Hilton and top night clubs such as Campbell (Malaysia).

ABEL GAN COMBO Performer and Band Agent| 1981 – 1995

  • Performed at Tanglin Club, Excelsior Hotel, Ambassador Hotel, private functions and country clubs
  • Band agent for Filipino, American, Malaysian bands for contract in Singapore hotels (1986)
  • Solo piano vocalist playing at hotels and restaurants: Marriott, Mandarin Orchard, Peninsula, and Shimo (1992- 1994)
  • Solo piano vocalist in Taiwan, playing for various night clubs (1994- 6 months)

Performer & Piano/Vocalist Teacher| 1995 – 2017

  • Resident solo piano vocalist at restaurants located in Malaysia: Barragrove (2016) and Totoro (2017)
  • Ad-hoc performances at Weddings, Private Dinners and house parties
  • Teacher for pop-piano/ vocals

Abel Gan & The Western Union Band - "When We Were Young"