Joseph Kyle Coleman is a Shorter alumnus, where he earned B.M.s in Piano Pedagogy and Piano Performance. At Shorter University, he studied piano under Dr. Jerico Vasquez, Dr. Lynn Worcester, and Dr. Rebekah Jordan-Miller.
Mr. Coleman has performed a variety of genres as a soloist, accompanist, and in ensembles across the Southeast including the Peach State Summer Theatre company at Valdosta State University. He has taught piano privately, written and arranged commissioned works for various occasions, and has piano conducted for three companies, including Rome Little Theatre and the Shorter Theatre Department. In addition to accompanying many performances within Shorter’s music department, Kyle served as the music director for the fall 2016 musical “The Spitfire Grill” and assistant music director for the spring 2016 musical “Showboat.” Mr. Coleman is an avid coffee drinker, music enthusiast, and lives in Rome with his wife, Abigail, who works as Shorter’s costume shop manager.