A Texan native, Antoinette Gan joined the three-time Grammy nominated Oregon Symphony in 2015. Since her appointment, she has regularly performed with Classical Up Close, 45th Parallel Universe, the Oregon Bach Festival, the Oregon Music Festival, Pink Martini, and on All-Classical Portland radio. In addition to performing, Antoinette is a dedicated teacher; she coaches for the Metropolitan Youth Symphony and Portland Youth Philharmonic and has served as adjudicator for the Oregon ASTA and MTNA string competitions.
She has participated in numerous festivals such as the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, IMS Prussia Cove, London Masterclasses, Music Academy of the West, and Tanglewood and performed under renowned conductors including Charles Dutoit, Stéphane Denève, Andris Nelsons, and Leon Fleisher. Her past performances include solo engagements with the Lewisville Lake Symphony, the Meadows Symphony, the Symphony of the Potomac, and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and chamber music with Ralph Kirshbaum, James Dunham, Daniel Heifetz, and Robert Vernon.
Antoinette earned her Bachelor of Music degree from the Peabody Conservatory as a student of Amit Peled and Alison Wells and her Master of Music degree from the Rice University Shepherd School of Music as a student of Desmond Hoebig.