The Bavarian Music Academy Marktoberdorf is a centre where Bavarian musicians of all ages and from every branch of musical activity can meet together and make music. Musical groups, societies and associations can come here to hold their conferences, seminars, courses and rehearsals. In addition, further education courses for multipliers in the vocal and instrumental field take place in the Academy as well as certificated training courses for amateur conductors in accordance with the regulations set by the Bavarian Music Council. In addition to the courses offered by the different music associations, the Bavarian Music Academy Marktoberdorf offers a number of courses of its own.

The Bavarian Music Academy Marktoberdorf is run under the auspices of its supporting organization, the Bavarian Music Council.