Founded in 2009, 0ur mission statement best describes our commitment and dedication to sharing the gift of music:

We are committed to making music convenient to the public by offering flexible lesson plans and personalizing private lessons to each student so they may experience their own joy of music.

IMG_1770The Music Abode was established to be an easy alternative to expensive in-studio music lessons. We offer private, personalized piano, voice and guitar lessonsfor all Orange County in your own home. In the future, we plan to include instruments such as: brass, woodwind, and string instruments. If you are currently interested in learning a instrument not included in our curriculum, please let us know so we may refer you to a trusted-quality studio.

All of our teachers have been carefully background checked, screened, and selected by their credentials and open philosophies of teaching to be qualified to teach personalized lessons of every style.

IMG_1589Kim Gardner -Founder, President and Instructor- began taking private piano lessons at age seven. At age nine, she performed at a superior level for the Michigan and National Federation of music. After moving to California at age 12, she began playing percussion in the band and was awarded percussion player of the year. Upon entering high school Kim joined the Valencia High School orchestra in Placentia, California as their pianist and was named the Musician of the Year her senior year. She then graduated from San Diego State University with her major in Communications and Music Education minor. Now with over 10 years of private lesson teaching experience, Kim continues to promote and share her love of music in a convenient and personalized fashion that she knows will create the best music success stories.