We are accepting applications for boarding and day places for Autumn 2020 entry. 

If you would like to find out more, including information about the Aided Places Scheme, please email admissions@st-marys-music-school.co.uk



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Join us for a Virtual Open Evening - Thurs March 4th, 7.30pm 

Join us for our Virtual Open Evening, the perfect opportunity to take a peek behind the scenes of Scotland's national music school. 

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Music Classes for Children in Edinburgh

Free Trial Music Lesson - Friday and Saturday Music Classes for Children age 3 to 12.

After an exceptionally successful first term online, our music classes for children continue in this format from January. With group and individual instrumental lessons, singing and Kodály classes, why not register for a free taster lesson and see what it's all about. 

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SCO Wind & String Academies

Applications are now open for the String and Wind Academies in partnership with Scottish Chamber Orchestra.These free opportunities are open to young musicians Grade 7 and above and run on Sunday afternoons in November online. 

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Introduction to Being a Chorister

The Choir of St Mary's Cathedral was founded in 1880. Join staff and pupils from the Cathedral and St Mary's Music School to find out more about your son or daughter becoming part of this unique tradition. 

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Plans for the future



St Mary’s Music School is one of the nine specialist Music and Dance Schools the UK (and the only one in Scotland)  funded by the UK Government and providing the finest training in Britain. It is a co-educational, non-denominational specialist music school, offering a world class standard of music and academic education to musically gifted children aged 9-19 years. It is also the Choir School of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh. It attracts day and boarding pupils from across Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Europe and internationally. 

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