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Image of Angharad Wyn JonesAngharad Wyn Jones – Harp

Angharad was born and brought up in Caernarfon, North Wales. She took up the harp when she was seven and has had numerous successes throughout the years including winner of the Solo Harp competition at the National Eisteddfod of Wales, Urdd Eisteddfod, Texaco Young Musician of North Wales 1999 and 2000, semi-finalist of the Texaco Young Musician of the Year Wales and a prize winner at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod.

During the last few years, she has been performing to numerous audiences in solo concerts, weddings and with orchestras such as the National Youth Orchestra of Wales (principal Harp), Cyprus State Orchestra (Nutcracker Ballet 2004) and the Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra with whom she appeared with Sir Elton John in the summer of 2004 on his tour of the UK and North America.

Together with fellow Festival artist Keziah Thomas, Angharad is a member of
4 Girls 4 Harps – watch them perform here:

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lS2gus37mV4&w=480&&rel=0]

In 1997 she played for HRH the Prince of Wales in Powis Castle, South Wales and also the Duchess of Gloucester in 2003. In 2005 she appeared with Katherine Jenkins with the National Symphony Orchestra and then the BBC Proms under the direction of Sir Colin Davis.