Music Lessons, Repairs and Band Services

School Band Students – Post Marching Band Special Repair Rates!

Marching Band Students from all over Central Illinois! Make sure to get your instrument serviced or cleaned now that marching season is coming to a close. The dirt and dust build up over the past couple months will cause issues not to mention loose springs, screws and more! I’m currently offering special rates for school…
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November 11, 2021 0
Mattoon Middle School Drumline

Congratulations Mattoon Middle School Drumline!

Fantastic job MMS drumline for placing 1st in percussion (Jr High Category) at the Oblong Spooktacular parade tonight! I’m one proud instructor that’s for sure! They have competed in 2 parades this season and brought home 1st in percussion for both! This group has been a blast to work and I couldn’t be more proud…
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October 30, 2021 0

When Students Come in Costume for Halloween!

Never had students come dressed for Halloween before! Spooky things happening here at Chris K Music Lessons!


October 30, 2021 0

MHS Wins BIG at WIU Marching Competition!

Way to go Pride of the Greenwave Marching Band for their BEST finish at a collegiate competition! 1st percussion in Class 1st Winds/Music in Class 2nd overall in Class And for the first time at WIU Gand Champion Percussion! I’ve been coaching the percussion section there for 11 years now with more wins than I…
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October 24, 2021 0

Home School Wood Wind and Brass Ensemble last call!

Home School Wood Wind and Brass Ensemble last call! After this week it will become difficult for new players to join without assistance or lessons. This is also available to schools that end early or have no school on Fridays. We meet at Broadway Christian Church in Mattoon on Friday’s 12:30 – 1:30. Spread the…
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October 20, 2021 0

Home School Winds and Brass Class Starts Today!

It has begun! We kicked off our first home school wood wind and brass class/ensemble today! It’s not to late to join. Fridays 12:30-1:30 in Mattoon. Ages 8-18. Contact me at 217-232-3786 or email info@chriskmusic.com for more info. Also, students that go to a private school or a school that doesn’t meet on Friday’s are…
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October 8, 2021 0

Music Lessons Available for Fall 2021

Music Lessons are currently available for Fall 2021! Spots are limited (80 max). My Fall Teaching Hours Include: Monday through Thursday 12:00pm – 9:00pm Fridays 2:00 – 8:00 PM Saturdays 7:00 am – 3:00 pm Sundays 1:00pm – 5:00 pm (only September/October during marching band season). Ages 5+. All abilities welcome. Music Lessons include: Piano/Keyboard…
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August 21, 2021 0

Legacy Performing Arts last Summer Concerts This Weekend August 21s and 22nd!

Legacy Performing Arts Ensemble of Central Illinois will be performing two concerts this weekend to wrap up their summer concert series.  The first performance is Saturday, August 21st,  6:30pm at the Coles County Relay for Life event at Peterson park,  and Sunday,  August 22nd, 3:00pm at Lytle Park.  Sunday’s concert will be celebrating  the ensemble’s…
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August 20, 2021 0

Summer Music Lessons 2021

It’s time to start planning music lessons for June, July and part of August! Lessons are available @ Chris K Music Lesson and Repair Studio in Mattoon, IL or online. Instruments include: Piano/Keyboard, Percussion/Drumset, Acoustic and Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo, Voice, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone (any type), Trombone, Trumpet, French Horn, Mellophone, Baritone,…
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May 13, 2021 0

Legacy Regiment Performing Arts Ensemble

Legacy Regiment is community ensemble that offers performance opportunities to musicians of all ages, abilities and instruments through out Central Illinois. Legacy Regiment will perform throughout the community, participate in select parades, and will compete through virtual marching competitions offered by DCI’s Sound Sport Program.   Our first step as an ensemble is to start making music in March…
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April 8, 2021 0