The CIM mission is to empower the world’s most talented classical music students to fulfill their dreams and potential.

The CIM vision is to be the future of classical music.

In support of this mission and vision, CIM has developed three institutional learning goals:

  • PERFORMCREATE and SHARE MUSIC with technical prowess and informed, compelling artistry in the relentless quest for the highest level of excellence.
  • EXHIBIT THE PROFESSIONAL SKILLS of the 21st-century musician through coursework, co-curricular and experiential activities. 
  • EVALUATEREASON, and MAKE DECISIONS in your personal and professional life using BROAD-BASED KNOWLEDGE.

Learn more about CIM's institutional learning goals.

CIM is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).