Nominated as one of Inside Columbia's "Best Vocalists," Audra was chosen as a Missouri Arts Council Touring Performer in 2017. She has been seen and heard on the stages of the Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival, the T/F Film Festival, the Citizen Jane Film Festival, the Chicago Musical Theater Festival, the National Women's Music Festival, and the KC Fringe Festival. Her original music is available on all major streaming platforms.
An active educator, clinician, composer, and adjudicator, Audra currently teaches privately in her studio of 23 years, Sergel Music Studio, and has served as faculty at Stephens College School of the Performing Arts, Central Methodist University, and the University of Missouri-Columbia. She has musically directed over 45 productions with Stephens College, Stephens' Okoboji Summer Theater, the Big Muddy Opera Company, TRYPS Children's Theater, Talking Horse Productions and the University of Missouri Department of Theater. She holds a Masters Degree in Vocal Music Education from Central Methodist University.
She is the co-founder of Cabaret for a Cause, the founder of the Quorus: Columbia's LGBTQA-Z Community Choir, and the music director at Unity of Columbia, Missouri. She is a founding member of Compass Music Center, Mid-Missouri's first and only community music school. She resides in Columbia, Missouri with her partner, Alicia, and their two sweet dogs, Anna and Dakota.