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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Are you a budding young singer with a passion for classical voice? Join our Vocal Taster Day on  Sunday 5 May, an immersive experience designed for young vocalists aged 13-18, ready to take their singing journey to the next level.

The day will start at 10am and finish at 3pm.

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Who Should Attend: 

If you're aged 13-18 and have been receiving singing lessons for at least 12 months, this is the perfect opportunity for you. If you are wanting to take your singing to the next level but don't know where to start or have your sights set on becoming a professional singer, St Mary's Music School is here to help.

What to Expect

Performance Classes: Refine your stage presence with expert guidance from our specialist singing teachers who will guide you in the nuances of captivating your audience and expressing artistic depth through vocal mastery.

Coachings: Receive one-on-one sessions with our Director of Music, John Cameron, who will provide constructive feedback tailored to your unique voice. Uncover your strengths, address challenges, and discover the keys to unlocking your full vocal potential.

Ensemble Activities: Collaborate with fellow passionate singers in an engaging ensemble activity. Experience the joy of harmonising with others and creating musical connections through the Scratch Choir (music will be provided in advance).

Concert: Cap off the day with a spectacular concert, showcasing the collective talents of all participants. This is your chance to shine on stage, sharing the progress you've made throughout the day with friends, family, and peers.

Advisory Clinic:

Are you interested in joining the new vocal programmes on offer at St Mary's Music School? A small and friendly panel will be providing an Advisory Clinic for those who may be interested in specialist music education. One song will be performed in an informal setting after which advice and recommendations will be given. If the panel thinks you would be well suited to life at St Mary's Music School, you will be invited to a formal audition. Places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis so sign up early to avoid disappointment. For further information about the programmes on offer, click here

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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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