Shondra Jepperson, known in this area as half of the popular Sedona entertainment duo, Tom & Shondra, is also extremely talented. She touts a list of skills that makes one’s head spin. An Alumni of Julliard’s Acting School in New York, Shondra is a full time versatile singer songwriter, actress and musician. She’s performed her own shows in Vegas, Reno, on popular cruise ships and has sung everything from hard Rock, Blues, Country to Show tunes. Besides keeping a full performance schedule of out of town shows Tom & Shondra, she’s continues her 8th year as the music director at the Center for Positive Living Sedona every Sunday now located in their new church home at 45 Castle Rock Rd. in the Village of Oak Creek and produces the on-going Wednesday night, In the Living Room Music Series there. She is the on camera and voice talent for Red Rock TV Channel 16, DahnTV.com, LifeParticle.com, Billy Mitchell’s SAPPA.net, various other websites and film projects.
Shondra is the show director and co-emcee of the quarterly networking breakfast, Good Morning Sedona sponsored by the Sedona Chamber of Commerce. Audiences have enjoyed her comedic and dramatic talents cast in lead roles in numerous plays and musicals at Canyon Moon Theatre. She also provides DJ services with her company At Your Request DJ for weddings, corporate events and private parties as well as emcees all the Sedona Chamber mixers. With a long list of emcee credits in which include the Sedona Marathon and Jazz on The Rocks, she continues to emcee other popular events in Sedona and around the Verde Valley. What most people don’t know about Shondra is she’s also a professional audio production specialist who composes and arranges music for shows, commercials and projects. Being a professional sound techie had her hired by Court TV’s show “In Session” running the soundboard in the courtroom for the 2011 James Ray trial broadcast on CNN, Headline News and TruTV. Regardless of her busy schedule, Shondra makes time to coach acting, voice, stage performance & voice over techniques to individual students every week. She just released two new CDs of her original songs, “Inside Fire” and “I AM,” in which can be purchased on iTunes, CD Baby, Amazon.com and her new website ShondraMusic.com.