Christopher Kenniff

Classical Guitar

Christopher Kenniff, classical guitarist, holds a bachelor of music degree and master of music degree from Southern Methodist University, and an artist diploma from Indiana University. Recent collaborations include performances with the Arco Chamber Orchestra, Cantori New York, Manhattan Chorale Ensemble, Eastman Chorale, and the Concert Artist Ensemble at Kean University. Kenniff was awarded first prize at the Councour de Guitarre (Quebec, Canada), the Music Teachers National Association Competition, and the National Federation of Music Clubs Biannual Competition. He was also the winner of the Dallas Classical Guitar Society’s Young Artist Auditions and the Dallas Music Teacher’s Award. As an instructor, Kenniff was awarded the American String Teacher’s Association of New Jersey’s Teacher of the Year award. Kenniff is currently the director of the Mason Gross School of the Arts Extension Division.