Eve Stafford is a multi award winning soprano from Limerick and student of renowned vocal coach Olive Cowpar. Eve has won all major awards in prestigious singing festivals such as Limerick’s Féile Luimní and Feis Maitiu Corcaigh including Voice of Féile Luimní 2013 the highest award of the festival. Among a few of the awards Eve has won the Bursary for Opera and German Lieder at Feis Maitiu Corcaigh 2016 & the oratorio cup in Féile Luimní 2016 among countless other awards down through the years. Eve is currently on the executive vocal committee of Féile Luimnigh.
Eve is a highly experienced church singer and has been singing at wedding church and civil ceremonies for the last 5 years all across Munster. As an experienced versatile vocalist Eve is comfortable singing in all musical genres and has performed in Bunratty Castle as one of the world famous Bunratty Castle Entertainers and has performed with the Cecilian Musical Society for shows and fundraising events.
Being no stranger to the stage Eve has performed at various fundraising concerts in the University Concert Hall Limerick and St. Joseph’s Church, Limerick for the last several years for the Limerick Alzheimer’s Society and is all featured on their 2013 charity CD. Eve performed her first recital in the Irish World Academy of Music & Dance at the University of Limerick 2015 with pianist Dr. Yonit Kosovske. For the last five years Eve has been a soloist for “Opera Delights” performed at the Hunt Museum Limerick for Culture Night. Eve also gave a recital with mezzo Ellen Hickey in February 2017 in the Chapel in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick accompanied by pianist, Peter Barley. Most recently she was commeneded on her solo recital at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.
The voice of Eve Stafford has been featured several times on Limerick’s Live 95fm breakfast show with Joe Nash & Limerick Local Community Radio with Mike O’Connor. Eve is currently studying for her classical singing performance diploma with the London College of Music. Eve is delighted to be an ensemble member for Limerick’s new opera society ‘opera workshop’ and joined them for two sell out shows in the Pery 1 Hotel at the end of 2017 and the Hunt Museum in early 2018. Eve recently took part in a masterclass in St.Mary’s cathedral with renowned British Lyric Soprano Elizabeth Atherton.