Having worked extensively throughout the U.K. and in America and Ireland, Angharad is a highly regarded musician, musical director and singer. Originally from Carmarthen, Angharad gained a B.Mus (hons) at Huddersfield University and then moved to Leeds College of Music where she was awarded a P.G.Cert in Jazz, Popular and Contemporary Music before becoming a vocal teacher there for many years.
Angharad is passionate about working with young artists and emerging talent, having worked with Pop icon’s and West End and Broadway leads in some of the U.K.’s leading performing arts schools, including; Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Arts Ed, London Studio Centre, G.S.A., Sylvia Young, Italia Conti, Midlands Academy of Musical Theatre and, internationally, for Ireland’s leading training centres: the ACA Performing Arts, Cork and WestSide Stage School in Dublin and in the U.S.; Stagedoor Manor in New York.
Some of her recent Musical Supervisor/Director credits in the U.K. and internationally include: Madagascar: The Musical Adventure (U.K. Premiere Tour), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Blue Orange Theatre, Birmingham), Encore (Cork Arts Theatre), The Wizard of Oz (Dearne Playhouse), The Dreaming (Lichfield Garrick), Aladdin (Grimsby Auditorium), The Magic of the Musicals (M.D. Burton Brewhouse and Associate M.D. for the U.K. Tour), Dear Santa (The Helix, Dublin), The Hired Man (Lichfield Garrick) Urinetown (Stanwix Theatre, Carlisle) The Wizard of Oz (Epsom Playhouse), Blonde Bombshells of 1943, (Upstairs at the Gatehouse, London), Fragments: The Music of Gianni Onori, (The Union Theatre, Southwark, London), Pieces Of String Workshop Production, (The Tristan Bates Theatre, Covent Garden), The 8th Fold: Gala Concert (The Duchess Theatre, London), Avenue Q (Upstairs at The Gatehouse, Highgate, London) (Winner of “Best Off West End Production”, The Mousetrap Awards 2014 and “London Fringe Production of the Year”, West End Frame Awards 2013), Mile High (Lost Theatre, Vauxhall, London), Dangerous Daughters, (Stanwix Theatre, Carlisle) , Steel Pier (The Union, Southwark, London). (Short listed for Best Off West End Production (What’s On Stage Award) Nominated for 6 Off West End Awards).
Angharad is also a renowned singer, performing across the U.K. as a solo singer and with bands such as the My Live Music Big Band and the Spice Fusion Big Band. Since relocating back to South Wales to have her son, Angharad has been extremely pleased to be performing on her home turf with function bands, Soul Dragon, The Coastals and with the Constellation Big Band. She has also runs the Torch Voices community choir and is keeping her passion for educating alive, running Limelight School for Performing Arts, a part time theatre school for all ages and Tickle Tunes, offering music classes for children aged 0 to 5 and their grown ups.
Angharad Sanders, Suzi Naomi MacGregor and Niall Quinn