The Welsh soprano, Angharad Rowlands, studied at Ysgol Uwchradd Glan Clwyd (2005-2012; A-Level, Art and Design, English Literature, Music); and at Coleg Menai (2012-2013; Diploma in Art Foundation Studies). She began competing in Eisteddfodau at a young age and went on to gain great success at the Urdd and National Eisteddfod of Wales, winning numerous prizes and frequently appearing in live broadcasts on Welsh television and radio. Her & Awards include: Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award (2009); Gareth Rees Memorial Prize (May 2012; Outstanding Creative and Cultural Achievement). Increasingly absorbed in singing, she went on to achieve a choral scholarship with St Salvator’s Chapel Choir at the University of St Andrews where she has embarked on her penultimate year studying Art History (2013-2017). She was also a member of The Accidentals female a cappella group,
In June 2014, Angharad Rowlands made her operatic debut with St Andrews Opera as Nancy in Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring at venues throughout Scotland. Future engagements include the role of the Governess in B. Britten's The Turn of the Screw with Byre Opera. She is generously supported by the Leche Trust and the Burdon Fund, for which she is very grateful. She was a Monteverdi Choir apprentice for 2014-2015.