Its educational aim is to encourage the musical beginner just as much as it seeks to recognize the exceptionally gifted and further promote their talents. Furthermore, it offers qualified vocational preparation for suitable individuals and cultivates various communal forms of music.

Proof of the exceptional education standards at the Music School of Leipzig are the orchestral concerts, chamber music groups and soloists, in addition to strong performances during the annual competition "Jugend musiziert" (Youth creating music).