Tone Ross is a gifted musician, artist, music producer, and songwriter. His creative instincts were honed and bestirred at an early age through participation in choir rehearsals, concerts, and preparing music for weekly services and events. Even as a child, Tone’s passion for music and creativity positively influenced others around him. This would mark the beginning of a journey that is now elevating to heights that were once deemed unimaginable.
Needless to say, music has always been a part of Tone's DNA. During his high school years, he founded his first choir, Voices of Reason, as an after school alternative for students. Since then, Tone has studied music and music business at Columbia College Chicago with some of the best professors and personnel in the country. While studying there, he has served as both student conductor and composer-in-residence for the Columbia College Gospel Music Program, and has earned a Bachelor of Music Degree in Contemporary Urban & Popular Music with emphasis on Vocal Performance. In an effort to expand his influence in the world of arts and entertainment, Tone is now a candidate for a Master’s Degree in Arts Management at Columbia College Chicago. In addition, he has had the opportunity to jump-start his career as a songwriter and the privilege of teaching gospel choirs around the country.
Not only is Tone a successful musician and composer, he is also a passionate leader and visionary. In 2013, he founded Inspired Music Group, a band of worshippers that inspire the nations to have a greater relationship with Jesus through music and the arts. Since its inception, Inspired has released two commercial singles, "My Help" featuring Rocky Jones and "Mighty God", on iTunes and other digital music outlets. As Tone's resume' continues to grow, his number one priority remains the same. He strives to please God through living a life that inspires others to realize their true potential and pursue their destiny while trusting the path that God has laid out before them.