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Private Lessons

with Cody!

Voice, performance,
and more!
Via ZOOM rate $150/hr
 
  • Cody Qualls

    Cody Qualls is an internationally recognized vocalist from Louisville, CO.  Alongside his solo endeavors, Cody currently composes and tours as a lead tenor with the world-renowned rock-a cappella ensemble, Face Vocal Band.  Face recently appeared at Red Rocks amphitheater as the first vocal band in history to ever headline the historic venue.  A multi-award winning songwriter, Qualls co-wrote the title track of Face’s studio album “Big Time” which set Red Rocks sales records for most albums sold in a single evening.   His 2018 urban/pop/dance release “Back and Forth” is currently played on Lifetime Fitness’ setlists for several of their most popular dance-fitness offerings in the US. 
     
    Westword Magazine reviews Qualls as “A voice that alternates between a feathery near falsetto and a Bible Belt bellow that’s beefy enough to make Meatloaf drool.”  Cody has been bestowed the honors of “Track of the Year” by the Recorded A cappella Review Board for “How Was the Show Last Night” and took 1st place in the Great American Song Contest with his song “Focus On Your Rap Game.”  His pop music can currently be heard on 93.3 FM KTCL and he has appeared twice at Fiddlers Green Amphitheater as a part of KTCL’s “Big Gig” concert series.  Eddie Kramer (producer to The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Kiss, Matchbox 20 and Carlos Santana) told the Denver Post, “I love Cody, I love the material, but most of all I love the attitude.”  
     
    Qualls has shared the stage and been booked as direct support (with Face Vocal Band) for Barenaked Ladies, Bon Jovi, Jay Leno, Boy George and Culture Club, Robin Thicke, Rick Springfield (Jessie’s Girl), The Wailers, Cracker, 38 Special, The Manhattan Transfer, Clint Eastwood and many, many more.  As a soloist, Qualls has released multiple pop and rock albums and has appeared on stage and taught educational clinics with Broadway stars such as Alex Gemignani (Les Miserables, Sweeny Todd), Nancy Anderson (Kiss Me Kate, A Class Act), and Lawrence Street (Urine Town, South Pacific).  Additionally, he has contracted with Six Flags Theme Parks and entertains as an emcee for private ceremonies at the national level. 
     
    As the director of the Face Academy of Music, he has been teaching private voice for more than a fifteen years.  Qualls encourages his students to sing from a feeling place; becoming multidimensional singers through the education of art song, musical theater, pop, rock, a cappella and country music.  More info at codyqualls.com.

     

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Private Lessons

with Stephen!

Voice, guitar, performance,
and more!
Unavailable at this time

Stephen is currently on sabbatical working on virtual choirs.  If you would like to sing with Stephen, please check out our spring 2021 offerings.

  • Stephen Ross

    Stephen Ross is a high tenor and music director for Face Vocal Band. He has been a performer on NBC’s The Sing-Off and is an award-winning choral conductor.

    Stephen attended the University of Colorado at Boulder in the fall of 1999 on a vocal performance scholarship. While studying with world class mezzo-soprano Julie Simson, he was a finalist for the Anderson Scholarship Voice Competition in 2000 and 2001, and won the award in 2002. Stephen received his Bachelor of Music Education with a Vocal Emphasis from CU in 2003.

    From 2003 through 2015, Stephen was the Choir Director (and eventual Fine Arts Department Chairperson, and Visual & Performing Arts Academy Coordinator) at Skyline High School in Longmont, CO. As a high school choir director, Stephen directed five choirs and taught Voice Performance, Music Technology, and Beginning Guitar. His choirs received regular scores of “I – Superior” in multiple competition settings, and many of students were accepted into All-State Choir, Colorado All-State Jazz Choir, and prestigious music university programs around the country.

    Since joining Face, the group has released five albums, and won many awards including “Best Band” from The Denver A-List in 2016 and “Best Local Musicians” from The Boulder Weekly in 2009, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

    Stephen is also a highly sought after contemporary a cappella arranger, having completed arrangements for middle school, high school, college, amateur, and professional vocal groups around the world. To learn more about Stephen, check out StephenRossMusic.com.

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Private Lessons

with David!

Piano, how to read music, voice,
and more!
Via ZOOM rate $70/hr
 
  • David Dunbar

    Music has always been a big part of my life, ever since I was a little kid playing my mother’s Wurlitzer console organ (she actually needed to lift me up onto the bench in order for me to play it!). In the videos below you will find a good, bite-sized sampling of my musical endeavors: everything from my work as conductor and composer, to performing as the associate pianist at the famous Gaslight Theater in Tucson. There is even a link to my ragtime album, dRagtime: A Tribute to Scott Joplin, whose music excited me into learning to play the piano. Thanks for stopping by; I hope you enjoy your stay! —David

    For more information, visit www.dunbararts.com

Book a Private Lesson This Spring

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Booking a lesson constitutes a contract between the student and FAM Studios.  All lessons must be pre-paid.  Cancellations will only be rescheduled if the instructor cancels the lessons and no other reason as it is nearly impossible to fill a time slot last-minute once it has been filled on our calendar.  Please consider all possible conflicts prior to scheduling a lesson.  Future scheduled lessons can be cancelled by the student with 30 days advance notice to our admin office.
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