Casella is singer/songwriter Chris Kearney. Born and raised in Long Island, NY and is currently residing in Vail, Colorado. Chris learned to play on an Estrada classical accoustic guitar his father found in a pile of garbage in Lake George, NY. Without any formal training, he has since released an EP (Casella 2008) and two singles (My Tir'd Bones 2010 Open Opportunity 2010) with producer Blake Ian on 27 Productions.
Taking the name Casella from Dante Alighieriis' Purgatorio, Chris has played along side Portugal. the Man and Trevor Hall, among others, and is currently working on his second EP.