Emma Sophia Ryan
4 year old Emma Sophia Ryan is from Kinsale, Co. Cork in Ireland. She has been singing since before she could talk! And not just nursery rhymes or princess songs (although of course she loves Disney too!) Unusual for a child of her age, Emma Sophia has amassed an extensive repertoire of Irish Folk Songs and Ballads!
Emma Sophia first came to prominence when, at the age of just 3, her video of Ireland's Call went viral. For 8 weeks during Ireland's first lockdown in March 2020, she hosted her own show on YouTube,The Emma Sophia Show. Learning and performing a new song every week, she also told jokes, gave Covid-19 related advice, undertook a weekly musical challenge and interviewed professional musicians via zoom.
Her music videos have been shared extensively across the globe and have been viewed millions of times across social media platforms. Her music video for Somewhere Out There raised €1,000 for Barnardos.
Emma Sophia was interviewed by BBC Newsline about her singing. In December 2020, she made her stage debut at the Cork Opera House when she was invited to perform Walking in the Air for the annual Cork Opera House Christmas Concert. Accompanied by the Orchestra of the Cork Opera House, Emma Sophia thoroughly enjoyed the experience, announcing that she wanted to do that every day!
Emma Sophia's music video of Danny Boy went viral, with 3 million views on her Facebook page in the first week, and 80,000 views on her YouTube channel. Due to the phenomenal response, the track is available to download and all proceeds will be donated to LauraLynn - Ireland's Children's Hospice.
There are lots of exciting plans in the pipeline, so be sure to join Emma Sophia's mailing list and Subscribe to her YouTube channel to keep up to date with all her latest singing adventures!