Emma Kate Tobia
Born in Scotland of Irish /Italian parents now living in Kinsale, Co.Cork,Ireland
Emma Kate has studied music with Mr Bob Beare in Cork School of Music and with Dr Veronica Dunne in Dublin. She has also participated in numerous master classes in London and Vienna,and has won many competitions such as the Lieder Cup, the Duhallow award,and the Margaret Dillon award.
Operatic roles include Frasquita ( Carmen), Valencienne (The Merry Widow) , The Mother (Amahl and the Night Visitors) , Kate Pinkerton ( Madame Butterfly) Light Opera roles such as Julie ( Showboat) and Sr. Margaretta ( Sound of Music).
Emma Kate has performed at various Arts Festivals around Ireland including Westport, Kinsale and Cork and Summer Concerts in Kinsale of Irish traditional and Classical Music led to the album Aisling na nGael,(An Irish Dream ). Emma Kate is performing in the USA all throughout 2009.