Mr. Coleman has a bachelor's degree in Music Education with a vocal emphasis from Delta State University. He has been a music teacher for 26 years and is in his seventh year with St. Anthony Catholic School in Madison, MS. He is a level 3 Orff trained specialist with one level of Kodaly. Joseph has presented workshops all over the country and including the American Orff Schulwerk Association conventions. Mr. Coleman was the recipient of the 2013 Music Educator of the Year, presented by the Mississippi Music Education Association. He currently serves as Elementary Division President of MMEA and president of the Mississippi Orff Chapter.