Category: News

Need Your Piano Tuned or Keyboard fixed this summer? I have availability!

Hello! I currently have availability for piano tunings this summer! Please contact me with the links on the page. Prices are variable depending on distance (gas prices….) and type of tuning or repairs. I also repair broken keys and electronic keyboard keys!


June 27, 2022 0

Legacy Performing Arts of Central Illinois Rehearsals and Concert in May!

Legacy Performing Arts of Central Illinois will be working towards May 22nd’s “Elvis Presley” Show. All Legacy Members, School, and Community Musicians are welcome to rehearse with Legacy’s Showband and Drum Orchestra! Musicians, please register with the link below for music, audios and updates about Legacy. You may also contact Director Chris Keniley at 217-232-3786…
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April 11, 2022 0

Legacy Performing Arts of Central Illinois Starts in 1 Week!

Next Sunday, March 20th will kick off our new season! We will be meeting at Broadway Christian Church in Mattoon, IL. 2:30 pm setup and 3:00 – 4:30 practice. Musicians are encouraged to register to receive updates on music, performances and rehearsals. Legacy Performing Arts of Central Illinois welcome musicians from all over Central Illinois…
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March 13, 2022 0

Legacy Performing Arts of Central Illinois 2022 Musician Registration Now Available!

Legacy Performing Arts of Central Illinois brings musicians of all ages and abilities together to perform in a unique and dynamic musical setting. Our 2021 season welcomed over 60 musicians throughout the Spring/Summer months and featured musicians from all over Central Illinois including musicians from out of state! Legacy’s instrumentation includes a variety of wood…
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February 9, 2022 0

Home School Band Program and Beginner Winds/Brass Class Accepting New Students!

Home School Families! Thank you to all the families that participated in the beginner winds/brass class. Because of this we now have a Home School Band program! This is open to all homeschoolers throughout Central Illinois and FREE. Ages 7+ The new Home School Band Program Meets Fridays 12:30 – 1:30 @ Broadway Christian Church…
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January 15, 2022 0

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