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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Apply to become a Chorister - for children P3 to P5

Boys and girls can join St Mary's Music School as a chorister from age nine and will be expected to stay for the five year programme. Children younger than nine can join for a probationary year and also come along on a Tuesday evening for choir practice. Choir School places are only available to day pupils. 

Up to 100% financial support is possible for pupils and is based on affordability. 

Find out more about applying to study music at Scotland's only Choir School. 



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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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