LESSONS & CLASSES

Private One-On-One Lessons

We offer private one-on-one lessons with the area’s 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 skillsets of each individual in order to maximize their learning potential. Private lessons are one-hour weekly classes and cost $65. Lessons must be booked by the month. Depending on the month some months might have 3 lessons and some might have 4. We do offer half-hour lessons for children 12 and under only.

 

  • Violin, Viola, Guitar, Mandolin, Bass, Beginner Piano

Group Lessons

Coletrain Music Academy offers Beginner Group Lessons in bluegrass music and welcomes any and all musicians looking for community and camaraderie. Group lessons are held each week for one-hour and cost $20 per class. Please note group classes are free to currently enrolled CMA students. (Due to COVID-19 Group Lessons have been canceled until further notice.) 

Kids Group Lesson & Jam

Join us for a kids group lesson & jam for students 12 and under. Classes take place on the last Monday of every month from 5pm to 6pm. Instruction is offered for violin, viola, ukulele, mandolin, guitar, and piano. Students are encouraged to bring their own instruments, however, we do have some instruments available to borrow and to rent. (Due to COVID-19 Group Lessons have been canceled until further notice.)

Youth Orchestra

CMA is proud to launch the first-ever Chaffee County Youth Orchestra for ages 12 and under. (Due to COVID-19 Group Lessons have been canceled until further notice.)

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.

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. Private Skype lessons are one-hour weekly classes and cost $65. Lessons must be booked by the month. Depending on the month some month’s might have 3 lessons and some might have 4. We do offer half-hour lessons for children 12 and under only.

Video Streaming + E-Course Downloads

Welcome to professional and affordable online music lessons, created using result-driven curriculum, designed with a real-world approach. Starting at just $9.99, this is the online learning experience you’ve been searching for. Expect to gain insight on the scale, chords, how to chop, bow, and the theory behind every song. You’ll learn the melody in a phrase by phrase manner paired with sheet music. Students will also gain insight on how to play well with others.

As a seasoned music industry professional Coleman Smith has a global network of both world renowned performers and instructors. If you need help booking talent for your wedding, music festival, or workshop please inquire below.