Angela began her career at the age of 9, performing and competing state wide with the local Cotherstone Country Music Club. 1995 saw her winning a school scholarship program with the Conservatorium of Music, and trained in Jazz and Modern Voice under Beth Allen and Narelle Schirmer. Adding to her experience, she also began training in classical voice under the guidance of Gloria Desouzar. She then went on to study at the Conservatorium full time (Music theatre/contemporary), training under Beth Allen and John Woods in Mackay, Qld.
Driven by her passion for music, she won multiple awards for her singing and performing in the industry along with her Brisbane band, Dakuta. Adding to her credits Angela is a talented singer/songwriter winning QSong Award for original song 'Pulp Funky', in Queensland and also Female Funk Singer/Songwriter of the year at the LA Music Awards.
Along with her devotion to performing as a Singer/Songwriter, Angie has also dedicated her time to Children's entertainment, vocal coaching, and especially teaching music in early childhood. Her past vocal students at the Multiplay music centre, have included contestants on 'The Voice Kids' and the Multiplay Vocal Coach team has been sought after by the likes of Professionals such as Lorde.
Angela moved to Central Queensland in late 2015 to take a break from the fast lane in order to raise her child and to be close to the support of her family. Since relocating, Angela has had the opportunity to use her skills to enrich the talent and passion of the local residents - adults and children alike. Running Vocal and Performance workshops, performances as part of the Anywhere Festival, community choirs and entertaining at various community events alongside prominent names such as XFactor's Taylor Henderson,
'A well rounded performer, songwriter and teacher – Angela is a valuable asset to her students and offers a wealth of knowledge and practical experience.'
JODY JOY GAMBINO - MUSICAL DIRECTOR AND VOCAL COACH AT MULTIPLAY MUSIC SCHOOL, PROFESSIONAL SINGER/SONGWRITER AND RECORDING ARTIST
‘….first take one jazz singer who does the sultry lady thing and does it rather well. Then let her sing over some funky, laid back, possibly reggae – influenced jamming….finally, let the whole thing collapse in a big, awesome pile of rock…’
JODY MACGREGOR – Rave Magazine
‘…Angela Cundell is the definite highlight, her diverse vocal performance and spectacular range driving Dakuta’s unique sound…’
JONATHON HOWARD – Time off Magazine