Welcome to Chris K Music Lessons and Services of Mattoon, IL!

My name is Chris Keniley, a multi-instrumental musician and teacher located in Mattoon, IL.  My music business, Chris K Music, provides many musical services throughout Central Illinois and the Midwest including (but not limited too) a variety of music lessons, instrument repairs, piano tuning, music ministry consultation and helping local school music and marching band programs.  I also rent and sell used brass and wood wind instruments to promote involvement in local school and non school music programs.  Though I have over 25 years of performing and teaching experience, Chris K Music  became an official business in Winter 2009.

Chris K Music Lessons and Repairs Studio is located in Mattoon IL. 

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Latest News from Chris K Music

Music Lesson Signups for January!

Reminder to sign up for Music Lessons before the new year! I offer music lessons in person in Mattoon IL, online, and video. Drumset and Percussion Lessons Acoustic and Electric[…]

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December 26, 2023 0

Video Music Lesson Offer for new sign ups!

Video Music Lesson Offer for new sign ups! Try the first 2 Video Music Lessons for Free! How do video music lesson works?1.) Send me a video (google drive, youtube,[…]

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December 18, 2023 0

The Benefits of a Music Teacher

I’ve seen many musicians over the years skip important steps in learning how to play a musical instrument correctly. Lack of understanding, confusion, and frustration are just a few factors[…]

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Client Testimonials

“Chris was instrumental in developing our son Blake with a well rounded drummer skill set. At a young age he was capable of being utilized by our worship pastor and was able to be flexible enough to learn to play with a metronome. Chris, we can’t thank you enough!!”

Carolyn Yoder
WORSHIP LEADER AND ASSOCIATE PASTOR AT VINEYARD CHURCH IN SULLIVAN, IL. 

“Chris has the bases covered- no matter the learning level, no matter the musical style, no matter the student’s learning style- flexibility to tailor-make music come alive is Chris’ forte. “

Brent Budd
PASTOR FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH IN ARCOLA, IL

Mr. Keniley helped me discover my passion for worshipping through music. Without him, I don’t think I would ever have the ability to lead worship at my church. He is a great teacher and mentor! He will work with you and at a pace that works best for you. I would highly recommend him to anyone!

Jackie Boyd
Former Voice/Guitar/Piano Student 

My oldest Son has been taking lessons from Chris for a hear and a half. During his time with Chris he has gained so much confidence in his craft. My son plays percussion and Chris encourages him with every lesson to work harder and expand his skill. He not only teaches my son snare, but also keeps his skills sharp with his bells. Recently he allowed us to change up our routine and introduced the drum set into his lessons, which my preteen very much enjoys. We love Chris so much that when my middle son (almost 9) wanted a guitar for Christmas we knew just who to call for lessons.

Alex Boyer
Parent

Our son has been taking drum lessons from Chris since he was 5. By age 10 he was the lead drummer for our church band. Chris has gone above and beyond for our son many times, from setting up a drum kit in our home to challenging him to write music and play pieces he never thought he could play. Chris is a kind, caring instructor that is excellent at helping kids discover and develop their musical talents.

Shad Huddleston
Parent

I took vocal and guitar lessons from Chris before leaving for school. I am currently a worship major and from the short time I was Chris’ student, I took what I’ve learned from him and applied it to what I do here at school on the daily. Without his passion, guidance, and wisdom for music, I would have come to school fully unprepared. He’s not just a teacher or coach, he’s also your friend and sees the best in his students and will help transform you into the musician he knows you can become.

Tyler Whetsell
Former guitar/voice student 

Interested in Music Lessons?  Questions about Instrument Repairs?  Contact Chris K Music Below!

Due to high volume of Music Lessons, Repairs and Tunings,  Chris K may not be able to answer incoming calls.  Please leave a  voice message or text 217-232-3786 (DRUM) or send an email below!  If you rather send an email you can send inquiries to info@ChrisKMusic.com!