Private One-On-One Lessons

We offer private one-on-one lessons with the areas finest instructors. Everyone in our faculty is an experienced educator and elite performer on their respected instrument. We offer professional one-on-one lessons at our studio in Buena Vista, Colorado. We offer a wide variety of instruments both acoustic and electric and specialize in a variety of music styles from beginning to advanced. We cater our lessons to suit the age and desired skill sets of each individual in order to maximize their learning potential. Private lessons are for one hour each week and we offer half-hour lessons for children 12 and under.


  • Colorado: Violin, Viola, Guitar, Mandolin, Bass, Beginner Piano, Ukulele and Voice

Group Lessons

Coletrain Music Academy offers Beginner Group Lessons in bluegrass music and welcomes any and all musicians looking for community and camaraderie.

Virtual Skype Lessons

For your convenience, Coleman also offers virtual lessons on a variety of instruments. These lessons take place via Skype after the student schedules a single lesson or a block of lessons on our website. Coleman currently teaches Skype lessons across the U.S as well as internationally. The convenience of virtual lessons has given students across the globe access to Coleman’s personalized teaching styles and his lifelong passion for performance and music.

Video Streaming + E-Course Downloads

To maximize as well as customize your learning potential we offer a variety of video lessons and workbooks that make learning both interactive and fun. For the self-educating musician, he or she will have access to professional instruction in an affordable and obtainable platform from the convenience of their own home or on the go.  The video lessons allow the students to focus on personal obstacles, tackle as much or as little as they want, start and stop the lesson as needed, making this package ideal for today’s modern professional. In addition to the video lessons, the companion workbooks focus on the universal language of written music, Coleman’s personalized approach to theory and violin technique, accountability for the material covered in each lesson, and how to apply these skill sets in a real-world setting. We offer a wide range of videos starting from the very basics, on up.

Music Workshops

Coleman has over 15 years experience developing educational programs and leading music workshops all over the world.  As a seasoned educator, as well as performer, he has the expertise to teach the practical application of music to a wide variety of musicians of various skill sets. Whether it’s a lecture hall or an orchestral setting, Coleman is at home teaching various musical styles to the young and old. Coleman’s workshops are known throughout the world for being interactive, fun and an unforgettable experience.

Music Festivals & Booking

Together with his band Rapidgrass, Coleman helps put on multiple festivals a year bringing together incredible bluegrass musicians and local craft breweries. If you’re interested in festival consulting or booking please inquire below.