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




Support Staff


JoAnna Collings
Bursar & Company Secretary


School Office

Mary Walls
Headteacher's PA &
Admissions Secretary

Freya Gillon
Timetable Administrator & Music Assistant

Kerry Turnock
School Administrator &
Saturday Music Classes

Development Office

Fiona Duncan, Marketing Manager

Fiona Duncan
Marketing Manager

Peter Thierfeldt
Advancement Consultant

Susan White, Development Officer

Susan White
Development Officer

Kirsty Wyse
PA to Advancement Consultant


Bursar's Office


Accounts Administrator

Stacey McAleer

Stacey McAleer
HR & Finance Administrator

Heather Innes
IT Network Administrator

Facilities and Catering

David Raeburn
Maintenance Manager

Dawid Pajak

Catherine Di Placido
School Chef

Jackie Malkani
Weekend Chef

Diane Czajka

Jackie Blaike

Eddie Eardley
Kitchen Assistant

Lisa Allan


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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St Mary's Music School Trust Limited is a charity No. SC014611
Registered Office: Coates Hall, 25 Grosvenor Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 5EL.