Following a childhood surrounded by music in the heart land of Wales, Angharad gained a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Huddersfield, followed by a Postgraduate Certificate in Jazz, Popular and Contemporary Music from Leeds College of Music.
Angharad is an accomplished musician, playing multiple instruments to a high level. Her principal instruments are Voice, Piano, Ukulele, Clarinet and Alto Sax, although she also plays some Flute, Tenor Sax and Cajon.
Angharad predominantly now plays the piano, working as an accompanist and musical director for musical theatre producers across the U.K.
Recent accompanist sessions have included:
Auditions for various theatrical companies (regional, touring and international productions), including: Selladoor Worldwide, Lichfield Garrick Theatre, Kay Magson, Paul Taylor Mills, David Grindrod and Associates and The Watermill Theatre.
She has also been privileged to work with visiting international artists during their vocal workshops, including: Jonathan Reid Gealt, Natalie Weiss, Bobby Croning and Carner and Gregor.
“little miss deceptive voice!”
A wonderful person, with a Rolls Royce of a voice – Tina May, International Jazz singer
A fine jazz singer! – John Boyd, BBC Radio Leeds
As a vocalist, Angharad has had a great deal of experience both as a session, and live singer.
Some of her recent appearances include:
Jack and the Beanstalk, Windsor Theatre, Bill Kenwright Ltd (Backing Vocals/Pre Record)
Green Room Piano Bar, The Lichfield Garrick Theatre (Piano/Vocalist)
Sinatra @ 100, My Live Music Big Band, The Victoria Hall, Stoke-On-Trent (Guest Vocalist)
Various Venues/Private events, Staffordshire (Piano/Vocalist)
Cabaret Confidential, The Pheasantry, London (Guest Vocalist)
Spice Fusion Big Band, The Matcham Room, Hippodrome Casino, London (Guest Vocalist)
Corporate Booking for Jazz FM, The 8 Club, London (Angharad Sanders Quartet)
In The Spotlight, The Eel Brook, Fulham (Angharad Sanders Quartet)
Musical Theatre Cabaret, The Matcham Room, Hippodrome Casino, London (Piano/Vocalist)
Corporate Booking for Jazz FM, The Little Ship Club, London (Angharad Sanders Quartet)
My Live Music Big Band, The Rep. Theatre, Stoke-On-Trent (Guest Vocalist)
Corporate Booking for Jazz FM, The Groucho Club, Soho (Angharad Sanders Quartet)
Simon Hanning Management Showcase; Pete Bennett, The Tabernacle, London Bush Hall, Shepherds Bush, 229 The Venue, Great Portland Street, Ealing Skate Park (Backing Vocals)
Moving Parts Jazz Collective, Jazz Gigs across Yorkshire, including support act for the Average White Band, Allan Holdsworth and Co. and appearances at the Marsden Jazz festival.
I think you have such a great natural quality in your voice that you must always keep! It sounds like an extension of your speech, which is of the utmost importance in contemporary musical theatre! – Bobby Cronin, Composer
So nice meeting you the other day and I really love your rendition of Love Me, Love Me Not! I think the arrangement is fantastic 🙂 – Joey Contreras, Composer
What a lovely voice […] “If You Were Mine” is gorgeous – Charles Miller, Composer
Session vocal bookings have included:
babyballet (3 albums), Jealous (Backing Vocals for the band), Hinton and Sammon (D.J./House and club vocals), Modal Music (Educational recordings)
Her voice combines power and beauty with exquisite control – HD1 Music
It is one of the best vocals I have EVER recorded your tone is perfect. – James Sammon, Producer/DJ