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Jamison (BJ) Cox, son of St. George orthodontist, Dr. Mervyn Cox, continues the Cox family tradition of dedicated oral care at Jamison Cox Family Dental. BJ is also a life-long performer and musician. He performed, toured, and soloed with the BYU Singers, the Deseret Chamber Singers, and the Lexington Chamber Chorale, and he currently sings with the St. George Chamber Singers. BJ loves barbershop harmonies and has competed multiple times in the International Collegiate Barbershop Competition and with the highly acclaimed Kentucky Vocal Union. BJ, however, loves singing with his wife, Rachel, most of all.

Gregory Knell, A BYU Young Ambassador alum, Greg has appeared in numerous musical theater and concert productions across Utah. Past roles include Jesus (Jesus Christ Superstar), Percy (The Scarlet Pimpernel), Capt. Phoebus (The Hunchback of Notre Dame), and Skye Masterson (Guys & Dolls). He’s been a guest soloist with many well-known artists, including Lex de Azevedo, the Truman Brothers, Ryan Innes, and BYU Vocal Point. Greg holds a degree in Literary Studies from Dixie State University. His personal interests include reading, walking, basketball, and record collecting. He lives in Ivins with his wife and five children.

Christopher Leonard, section leader, graduated from Dixie State University, with a BS in Music Education and is now the choir director of the Snow Canyon cone site. Originally from northern Nevada, he moved to St. George in 2008 where he met his wife and together built a family that includes three boys. Chris grew up with a love of singing and composing music. He’s had the opportunity to sing in many different styles, including jazz, barbershop, opera, art song, and choral. His first taste of complex choral music was during a state choir festival directed by Eric Whitacre, and he has been hooked on the nuance of sound ever since. Currently, Chris is directing the Color Country Chorus and sings in a barbershop quartet and the St. George Chamber singers.

Andrew Powell was invited by a music mentor to sing in church at the age of thirteen. His soul was stirred, and he has been singing ever since. He has studied privately and been in choirs at every level of school, and he eventually earned a vocal performance degree from Brigham Young University. He has soloed with Southwest Symphony and been in productions with St. George Musical Theatre. He is currently enjoying singing with the St. George Chamber Singers. Andy is married to Jann Madsen Powell and is the father of three amazing children, Ben, Katie, and Anna.