Within the Music Department, the Centre for Chinese Music Studies was established in 2016, containing 12,000 books, journals and scores, 12,000 gramophone records, over 6,000 recordings in other multimedia formats, and over 17,000 items about Chinese opera. It aims to
- Promote the development of Chinese opera and music in Hong Kong and internationally;
- Protect and inherit Chinese traditional culture in order to deepen the understanding of Chinese culture among students and the public; and
- Provide information of Chinese opera and music to the public.