Sara Ngooi graduated with a Master in Music Technology from University of Newcastle Australia in 2008. She also has a Ba. (Hons) in Popular music and Music Technology specialist from University of Wolverhampton,UK (2007) and a Diploma in Music (Performance ) from Yamaha Academy of Arts and Music (2005). She is currently pursuingher Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education at University Malaya.
Sara has a list of performing experiences as a vocalist and a pianist. Some notable mentions include:
- Signorina Ferragamo Italian Perfume Launch in KLCC
- Cartier Perfume Launch at KLCC
- One Utama Shopping Centre’s Christmas 2012 Media Launch & Showcase
- Launching of the 36th South East Asia Shooting Competition together with newscaster celebrity Ras Adiba.
- Australia Tourism Board Press conference
- Opening of Figaro Academy of Performing Arts alongside with Miss Malaysia/World 2008/2009 Miss Soo Wincci.
- ASHRAE International conference for Malaysia’s Health Minister.
- MCA Perak’s Charity concert with local celebrity Jovean Yee of I wanna be a Model- Season 3
- Launch of HAVEN, Ipoh with the Bentley Jazz Band
- Panasonic CamCorder Launching Ceremony at Sepang
Sara is also active in the music education scene and was the Vocal Pedagogy Trainer for Suzuki Music Malaysia’s Diploma in music education program. She was also a Vocal Trainer for the Suzuki “Beautiful Mind”National camp 2012.
She also lent her vocals for MIDEA Hari Raya 2013 Jingle and is a featured artist in Music For Asia website: http://musicforasia.com/pianist-vocals/ . Sara was a backup singer for the Manna House International Gospel Showcase featuring Willy Rebano, Maria Angela and Margaret Quiogue. Sara has tried on other hats in music, which includes a Music Director and performer at the Li-Fest 2011 Charity Concert for Yayasan Malaysia featuring young talents in Malaysia, and producer and vocalist for IT King theme song. She is also performs for weddings, company events and bistros in KL and Ipoh as a soloist or with a band.
For more pictures of Sara performing, click here to view the album.