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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Senior Staff

Management Team

Kenneth Taylor, Headteacher
Kenneth Taylor

JoAnna Collings
Bursar & Company Secretary
Paul Stubbings, Director of Music
Paul Stubbings
Director of Music


Principal Teachers

Frances Findlay, Depute Headteacher
Frances Findlay
Depute Headteacher
Yvonne Jarron, Head of Primary
Yvonne Jarron
Head of Primary
Greg Murray, Head of Guidance
Greg Murray
Head of Guidance
William Conway, Artistic Director
William Conway
Artistic Director
John Cameron, Head of Keyboard
John Cameron
Assistant Director of Music and Head of Keyboard

Valerie Pearons, Head of Strings
Valerie Pearson
Head of Strings


Instrumental Learning

Choir School

Saturday Music Classes


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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