To position music as a ‘niche’ area of study

To become a leading centre of music studies and research in Malaysia

To educate the public in the appreciation of music

To offer music programs of world class caliber  

To posses outstanding academic staff who involve themselves in research and creative activities of international standing 

To develop the field of music by providing services for the music industry and the community through concerts, seminars, workshops and offer expertise as external examiners,referees and  assessors