Maura Murphy (Lead Vocals/Songwriter) Maura Murphy graduated from The Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA in 2002 with a Degree in Voice and Music Business. Aura was created in 2001 as the sum of old songs from her former bands The Underaged and The Majai and her new songs that have shaped the bands’ sound. A review from All Access Magazine’s Devin Strecker describes Aura’s voice as… “amazing, soulful, confident vocals soar over the music, alternating between a strong powerhouse and a soft, romantic lullabye”. Bob Leggett from Music Connection Magazine described AURA: “This group has chemistry, great chops, memorable lyrics and a look that should take them far – all in all, the total package for success.”
Nick Johnson (Lead Guitarist) Nick Johnson joined Aura on stage and in the recording studio playing lead guitar in 2004. Nick graduated from The Berklee College of Music in 2002. He writes music for Film, Radio, Commercials and T.V.
Sean Stamps (Bass) Hailing from Northern Virginia, Sean has been performing music his entire life. Sean has won several Bass Performance awards including a scholarship to Berklee College of Music where he graduated with a degree in Film Scoring in 2003. Sean has played in many successful bands on the east and west coasts before joining Aura in 2004.
Scott Borakove (Drums) Scott began his music career in St. Louis, Missouri where he performed in rock bands, orchestras and musicals. Scott also attended Berklee College of Music where he studied Music Business and Performance. Scott joined Aura in 2005 after moving out to L.A.