Cody Qualls an internationally recognized emcee, entertainer and 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. As philanthropists within their community, Face's efforts raised nearly one hundred thousand for Colorado music education grants and programs. Qualls is also a media and fundraising advocate for the American Diabetes Association. As a diabetic himself, he is very passionate to help this cause.
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.” A multi-award winning and prolific songwriter, Qualls 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 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.”
As a singer 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. a soloist, Qualls has released multiple pop and rock albums and has been seen on stage 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 Whole Body Singing School of Artist Development, he has been teaching private voice for more than a fifteen years. He is the creator of the single most successful a cappella summer camp within the state of Colorado, Mouth Music. 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: www.codyqualls.com and www.wholebodysinging.com