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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 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

Monday 4:30 Rare Spot Available! Late and Early times also available.

I have a rare Monday 4:30 spot open on weekdays that my waiting list cannot fill. Let me know asap if your interested in music lessons! I also have a few late night (8:00) spots and a few early afternoon (12:00 ish) spots available. I teach most instruments (list available here on facebook or

April 8, 2021 0

Piano Repair and Restoration Availability in January!

I really appreciate all the calls, texts and emails regarding Piano Tuning and Repair! I try hard to service the Mattoon/Charleston Illinois and the surrounding area and thrilled to see more people inquire about piano tuning. The great thing about being a musician and instructor is I know how a piano is suppose to sound!…
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January 15, 2021 0

Merry Christmas! Chris K Music Virtual Ensemble – “Christmas Medley”

Merry Christmas!Here is the youtube link to our virtual ensemble project call “A Christmas Medley”. Over 60 students of mine from all over the US, various ages, skill and instruments participated in this project. THANK YOU to all students that participated and everyone’s patience while putting this massive project together. The next project will be…
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December 24, 2020 0

More Instruments Added to Store!

The list keeps growing as I find time to refurbish instruments! Current selection includes: Custom Blessing Flute Custom Artley Flute Yamaha YHR 313 Single French Horn Bach TR300 Trumpet Custom Mendini Alto Sax Bundy II Alto Sax Olds Alto Sax I also have a few more trumpets, clarinets and trombones currently being refurbished or on…
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October 15, 2020 0