Born and raised in New Hampshire, Chris McKenney is a Boston area guitarist, bassist and songwriter who has played with countless original bands in the greater New England region for nearly two decades. Chris started at the Concord Community Music School in Concord, NH under the tutelage of jazz guitarist Dave Tonkin before beginning his own gigging career in cover and original bands while completing a degree in English from Saint Anselm College. In the last few years he has busied himself with his original band SUPERSONA and playing weddings, bar mitzvahs and functions as a part of the GB band SIGNATURE!
At Real School, Chris teaches a full roster of private lessons while also coordinating and Instructing in Burlington's RealJams Ensembles program. Throughout the summer, Chris also coordinates the bands portion of RealJams Academy, Real School's summer music program. He oversees hundreds of students through the process of writing a song, recording, filming music videos, and preparing to perform live...all in the space of a one-week program.
Chris and his trusty dog Danko have complete all 48 of the New Hampshire 4,000 footers!