An accredited member of WAMTA (WA Music Teachers Association), Hooi is an accomplished pianist who graduated from University of Montana, USA with a Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance.
She went on to complete her Masters of Music degree at the University of Akron, Ohio, studying under the tutelage of Dr. Paul Schoenfield, a renowned American pianist and composer.
Hooi has performed solo recitals both in USA and locally in Perth. She has previously taught at the WA Music Conservatorium, Mt Lawley, in Piano Pedagogy, and Practical Piano.
Hooi has guided many students successfully in their music studies by enrolling them in AMEB and ABRSM music exams in both piano practical and music theory. Besides piano, she also plays and teaches violin.