Tyler Michael Smith was born and raised in the Nashville area where he began learning to play the piano at the age of five. During his teenage years, Tyler began started composing material of his own. He has since composed original music for commercials, short films, documentaries, and theatrical feature films, including Rumors of Wars, 90 Minutes in Heaven, and Kirk Cameron's latest documentary, Connect. Tyler’s music has been used by a variety of different companies including Sony Pictures, Carmike Cinemas, Coca-Cola, and Cinemacon. In addition to scoring films, Tyler has also toured worldwide as a keyboard player for multiple artists and produced/arranged songs for artists spanning multiple genres. Tyler currently resides the Nashville area with his wife and four children.