Tyler Michael Smith was born and raised the Nashville area where he began learning to play the piano at the age of five. During his teenage years, he began composing material of his own. He has since written original music for commercials, short films, documentaries, and theatrical feature films. Tyler’s music has been used by a variety of different companies including Sony Pictures, Carmike Cinemas, Lifetime, Coca-Cola, and Cinemacon. In addition to scoring films, Tyler has also toured as a keyboard player for his father Michael W. Smith, 4HIM, and Guy Penrod. He is also a Dove Award nominated producer, working with artists spanning multiple genres. Tyler currently resides the Nashville area with his wife and five children.