Audra Jo Casebier
Soprano, Audra Jo Casebier (born April 12 th , 1989) obtained her MM degree in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from Westminster Choir College and currently studies with Serena Benedetti. Audra premiered the role of Daphne Woods in Bounce: The Basketball Opera with Ardea Arts. In 2014, Audra “delivered a powerhouse performance as the deeply troubled Anna Maurrant” (Times Argus) in Kurt Weill’s Street Scene at Opera North. Other recent performances include Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi) (2015) and the title role of Iolanta at Westminster.
Other past roles include Frasquita (Carmen) with Opera on the James, and Vitellia (La Clemenza di Tito) (2016) with New York Opera Forum. A 2014 Young Artist with Opera North, Audra has also participated in the CoOPERAtive Program as a Fellow in 2013 and a Young Artist in 2011.
She is the 2013 winner of the graduate-level Westminster Voice Awards, as well as a semi-finalist in the 2013 Classical Singer National Competition. Audra received her BM in Vocal Performance from Kent State University.