Collin Smith – Guitar, Ukulele, Bass (Faculty Member Since 2022): Collin Smith has been playing guitar for 22 years and professionally for 16. He began taking private lessons under the tutelage of Gene Wyatt of Cowpens, SC and continued his studies at Limestone University of Gaffney, SC with John Parks. In 2010 he graduated with his Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Performance with a concentration in Jazz. Collin was the recipient of multiple fine arts scholarships and was a featured performer for their first two Honors Recitals and several graduation ceremonies, including his own.
Collin has been performing for over 17 years in bands and ensembles of varying sizes. Everything from duets with cello to an 18 piece jazz orchestra, to a blues band and jazz fusion bands. He has also gained a wealth of experience through performing for weddings, church services, concerts, musicals and solo shows.