Aoife Hiney - Choral Conductor
Aoife Hiney holds a Masters in Music (Performance – Choral Conducting) from the University of Aveiro, Portugal and an Honours Degree in Music Education from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. She taught Music and Singing at Wesley College Dublin from 2007 to 2010 and held the position of assistant conductor of the award winning chamber choir New Dublin Voices under Bernie Sherlock, before moving to Portugal in 2010.
Currently a doctoral candidate in Music at the University of Aveiro, she has presented her research on choirs and choral singing at various national and international conferences.
Aoife has participated in conducting courses in Ireland, Brazil, Hungary, Portugal and Spain, and has worked with a range of choirs in Ireland and Portugal, as a regular or guest conductor. She has also worked as a professional choral and solo singer.
She is the conductor of the youth choir Novas Vozes and founded the chamber choir Voz Nua in 2012, based in Aveiro. Voz Nua has since released a CD and performed a number of world premieres, apart from maintaining a busy performance schedule.