Meet this Multi-Talented Artist
An Alumni of the Juilliard School of Drama, Shondra continues her acting alongside her music career, being cast in leading roles in comedic, dramatic, musical theatre, film and voice over work for radio and television. Musically she has performing in concert in cities throughout California, Reno, Las Vegas, Canada and Mexico. She's star headlined on popular cruise ships and at parks like Sea World.
As a singer, an award winning songwriter, musician and studio producer, she has composed and produced songs for a long list of clients including composing three of her own musicals.
Delta Dental's educational touring musical, The Mouth Project, two woman musical Hot Flashes On the Trail, (in which she co-stars in) and children's musical Horse Tales & Cowboy Trails.
She's composed dozens of theme songs for organizations including Cancervive's on-going Gilda Radner Award Shows, Laugh for Life produced several times in Los Angeles, Awesome Animals Vitamins, KCEO Radio's Health Is Your Wealth Radio Show, Keep Sedona Beautiful, Northern Arizona Against Sex Trafficking Coalition, The Humane Society and many other commercials and animation projects.
Shondra is the awardee of the American Tracks Music Award for Best Metal Song 2019 and her song Greed Incorporated is an Official Selection for the LA Music Video Awards 2019. With over 100 songs in her catalogue, she's also produced two CDs, Inside Fire and I Am and is currently working on her third. Several songs off her I Am Ced are published in Unity Worldwide Ministries Songbooks and hear on EmPower Music Radio.
Shondra is a well-respected private acting, voice & stage performance coach assisting her students with auditions, scholarships and admittance into drama conservatories, winning singing contests and pageants. Many have continued on as professionals in the industry. She also guest coaches at schools and health & wellness retreats with her Finding Your Voice workshops across the USA and Canada.
Her list of voice over credits for TV, radio, website, audio books, industrial films, documentaries and animation are impressive. Her voice and on=camera work is regularly seen & heard on Red Rock Channel 16 TV, Glenn Scarpelli's Channel 18 Sedona Now TV and on Yavapai Broadcasting channels KKLD, Q102.9, KVNA-FM, KVRD KYBC, KVAN ESPN. She is also one of the popular emcees for Chamber events, mixers, and a host of other main events & festivals across Northern Arizona including Good Morning Sedona's co-emcee, script writer and show director for 15 years.
Having soloed in churches during her career, being contracted as the weekly Music Director for Unity of Sedona's 2006-07 evening services and nince years at the Center for Positive Living was a natural fit. Paying it forward to local singer-songwriters, Shondra founded and produce her weekly In the Living Room Concert Series, donating her time to promote, book and run the series every Wednesday evening for two years.
Committed to being of service, Shondra is the current 2018-2019 President of NAWBO, (National Association of Women's Business Owners) Sedona-Verde Valley Chapter. She also serves on Board of Directors for Sedona Historical Society and Jack Jamesen Memorial Sculpture Park. Her awards for community service include Sedona Verde Valley's Woman of the Year 2018, Arizona Foundation 2017 Community Collaborator of the Year Award, NAWBO 2017 Community Involvement Award, PWG's-(Professional Women's Group) 2012 You Make A Difference Award, Good Morning Sedona Special Achievement Award and Arizona Foundation's 2013 Business Benefactor of the Year awarded to her and her partner/husband Tom Jepperson.