Meet

The Band

Ryan Driver

Tenor

Driver is affectionately referred to as the group’s “rock tenor”. With his amazing vocal range and intense and original musical arrangements, he is responsible for much of the raw power that Face fans love. He’s been wowing audiences with his vocal chops since the second grade, is a former president of University of Colorado’s In the Buff, and toured for a year with Almost Recess, a full-time vocal band from Washington, DC that focused on arts in education programs. Driver is also active for the band behind the scenes. He is an award-winning arranger, having twice won the “Best Arrangement” award at the Harmony Sweepstakes International A Cappella Competition and receiving “Track of the Year” by the Recorded A Cappella Review Board for his version of Colin Hay’s “Overkill”. Driver also proudly spearheads the Face studio projects, having produced and engineered the last several albums.

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Forest Kelly

Bass

Forest Kelly has been the band’s bass and crooner from the beginning, equally at home thumping the low notes as singing the silvery smooth tones that audiences love. Raised in Boulder, Forest started singing his senior year at Fairview High School, and has performed in many different and eclectic contexts, such as Extreme Measures A Cappella (University of Colorado), Florescent Echo (‘90s synth-pop band), and Forest Kelly and the Bob Schlesinger Trio (Jazz ensemble). In addition to singing, Forest also works as a professional voice over talent, with his talents featured on the internet, radio, television, and children’s toys. In addition to performing, Forest loves spending time with his wife Mindy and his son Jake.

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Twitter: @ForestKelly
Website: http://www.ForestKelly.com

Mark Megibow

Vocal Percussion
 

As the beat-boxer/vocal percussion/pneumatic drummer for Face, Mark Megibow provides the heart-pounding beats and drive for the majority of their repertoire. Mark started playing the real drums in the third grade. Unlike many beat-box artists, he has a background in instrumental percussion having received a degree in Percussion Performance at Northwestern University. Mark has performed with ensembles ranging from symphony orchestras, to marching bands, loud obnoxious rock bands, and now Face. Mark has conducted vocal percussion workshops and seminars for hundreds of people around the world, including at SingStrong Chicago, Folkärna Music College (Sweden), The American School in London, and schools all over the United States. When not on stage, Mark leads seminars for teens on leadership, communication, and life skills.

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Twitter: @MMegibow

Cody Qualls

Tenor

Cody Qualls is an award winning singer-songwriter from Louisville, CO. Qualls took first place in The Great American Song Contest for his song “Focus On Your Rap Game” and his pop music can currently be heard on Colorado music station 93.3 FM KTCL. He has performed at Fiddlers Green as a part of KTCL’s Big Gig in both 2015 and 2016, and produces constantly sold out shows with his solo pop act “Cody Qualls and the Brand New Ancients.” In addition, he wrote the title track off of Face’s most recent studio album “How Was the Show Last Night” (named “Track of the Year” by the Recorded A cappella Review Board) and is the co-writer for other Face hits such as “Pick Your Head Up” and “The Man Dance.” 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.” Qualls is the owner of Whole Body Singing School and is the creator of Colorado’s premier youth a cappella offering “Mouth Music” which creates a space for students to learn skills from world-class a cappella professionals. He is one of the most sought after voice teachers in the state of Colorado and has a beautiful wife, Marlana, and three wonderful children, Tay, Kai and Chloe.

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Twitter: @CodyQuallsMusic
Website: www.CodyQualls.com

Stephen Ross

Countertenor

One of Face’s arrangers and songwriters, Stephen Ross brings a wealth of musical experience as well as blisteringly high tenor vocals to Face. Having moved to Colorado from Winnipeg Manitoba when he was 9, Stephen started singing in the Colorado Children’s Chorale in 4th grade and continued performing in choirs throughout high school. He received his degree in Music Education with a vocal emphasis from the University of Colorado, where he founded the (now defunct) a cappella group BufferZone. Stephen was the choir director and Fine Arts Department chairperson at Skyline High School in Longmont, Colorado, where he began his teaching career in 2003 and left after the spring of 2015. In the spring of 2008, Mr. Ross won the Outstanding Teacher Award for all of Skyline High School. As a choral clinician, he has directed the Adams County 14 Choral Festival Mixed Choir in 2006, the Northern Colorado Honor Choir Men’s Choir in 2009, the Patriot League Honor Choir and the Jefferson County Women’s Choir Festival in 2013, and was an adjudicator for the CHSAA Show Choir and Jazz Choir Festival, in 2007 and 2015. In addition to performing with Face, Stephen also teaches voice lessons and a cappella classes at Whole Body Singing. Stephen enjoys spending time with his lovely wife Jenny and his three beautiful kids.

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Twitter: @Stephen_Face
Website: http://www.StephenRossMusic.com

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