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 Day 

Join us for our Virtual Open Days, the perfect opportunity to take a peek behind the scenes of Scotland's national music school. Saturday 26th September, Tuesday 13th October and Sunday 7th November.

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Music Classes for Children in Edinburgh

Music classes for children age 4 to 12

Registration is open for our Friday afternoon and Saturday morning music classes for children. Group instrumental and sining classes as well as individual tuition are available.  

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Unique collaboration to celebrate 40 years

To mark the 40th anniversary of the government’s Music and Dance Scheme (MDS) young musicians from the UK’s five specialist music schools have today released the results of an unprecedented collaboration, written and performed during lockdown. 

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Applications for Advisory Auditions Open

Applications for Advisory Auditions 

We are currently accepting applications for 2021 entry and for advisory auditions.  Find out how you can apply and audition online. 

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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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