Coleman’s love affair with music began at the tender age of 3 at which time he began studying the Suzuki Violin Method. During his formidable years in the Suzuki Program, Coleman became one of the youngest people ever accepted to the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra, eventually having solo performances with the Dallas Fort Worth Pops Orchestra. Coleman Smith has a degree in music performance and minor in music pedagogy. He has over a decade of experience both teaching and running music education programs and in 2018 launched Coletrain Music Academy in Buena Vista, Colorado. Coleman is also a founding member and fiddle player in the Internationally acclaimed and award-winning band Rapidgrass, established in 2009. Currently, when Coleman is not teaching he travels the world performing including an annual tour throughout Europe and India.