To all our Customers and Students:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I will be in the store everyday to help with any pressing needs. Band and string instrument repairs, Guitar accessories or to update your accounts. Curbside only, pay over phone.

If you know anyone who is bored and wants to start learning any instrument we can make that happen also. Call the store anytime 732-255-9331 (redirected to my cell) to set up a rental or beginner guitar purchase.


The staff at Garden State Music Center want to make your rental or purchase as hassle-free as possible. You'll love having a member of our staff working with you every step of the way - whether you're searching for a budget-friendly clarinet rental or need a quality repair on your trumpet. Come to Garden State Music Center in Toms River for outstanding customer service - and to support a local business!

Meet Our Staff!

Meet Our Staff!

Our owner, Lisa Kodan, has always had a passion for the art of music. She has been with Garden State Music Center for over 30 years and is excited to help you learn and explore your musical needs, whatever they may be. Our sales associates Bill, Kate and others are also knowledgeable in the world of music and are ready to help you! Give Garden State Music Center a call today!

Owner, Lisa Kodan.

Marion Quien

  • ¬†Alto Sax and Bassoon Teacher¬†
  • Cornell University College of Engineering, Ithaca NY
  • BS in Chemical Engineering Class of 2016