Colin is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University with a Bachelor's of Classical Guitar Performance, and of Oklahoma City University with a Master's Degree in Classical Guitar Performance under Matt Denman. He is currently the Professor of Classical Guitar at the University of Central Oklahoma. Colin has also studied privately with Celin Romero at the Celedonio Romero Guitar Institute and has performed in master classes with Andrew York, Scott Tennant, Connie Sheu, Adam Holzman, Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Jason Vieaux, Anton Baranov and the Romero Guitar Quartet. Colin is also a member of the Tetrau Quartet who were first place winners of the Brownsville Classical Guitar Competition and the 2015 Guitar Foundation of America Ensemble Showcase.
His Guitar: An African Blackwood Cedar/Cedar Double Top 630 Scale, trimmed in Flamed Koa.