About Chris K Music

Chris Keniley is the most sought out vocal and multi-instrumental music instructor in Central Illinois.  With his passion, experience, and hands on teaching style, students of all abilities and ages can learn about music at their own pace.    Many families have found a musical home at Chris K Music over the past decade,  and many successful musicians (Theater Performers, Band Directors, Praise Band Members or Leaders, Touring Musicians etc.) also started out with Chris K’s music lesson program.   Most Ages (usually 5 on up), Beginners,  and also novice and experienced musicians have a place here at Chris K Music.

Chris Keniley has toured the world with various Christian Ensembles,  Orchestra’s,  Cover and Indie Bands,  Cruise Ships,  and Jazz Ensembles. Chris K has planted himself in his hometown of Mattoon, IL with a loving family of 4.  His Training includes extensive studying and lessons,  music performance and education at Eastern Illinois University and Illinois State University, and worship clinics around the US.

Chris K  mainly focuses on teaching as a multi-instrumental music instructor in the area  along with being an independent worship leader,  instrumental repair technician,  arranger, drill writer and more.   Chris K also helps local school music programs including Mattoon High School,  Mattoon Middle School,  Teutopolis High School, and Charleston High School.