Aoife Hiney completed a Master's Degree in Music (Performance – Direção Coral) at the University of Aveiro, an Honor Degree in Music Education at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, and a Graduate Diploma in Music Education at the Conservatory of Music and Drama (Dublin Institute of Technology ).
She worked as a music teacher and professional choral singer. She has participated in several conducting courses in Ireland, Brazil, Hungary, Portugal and Spain.
As assistant conductor of the international award-winning chamber choir New Dublin Voices, she assisted with rehearsals, recordings, live television performances and international festivals.
She is currently conductor of Voz Nua which she founded in 2012, and is completing a PhD in Music at the University of Aveiro.