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Nigel Murray Masterclass with Joanna MacGregor

Stockbridge Parish Church

The 2016 Masterclass was held at Stockbridge Parish Church in Edinburgh on Friday 22nd April 2016 with concert pianist Joanna MacGregor as part of a 'Piano Day'.  The event was in association with Makin Pianos and included a concert, presentation by Steingraeber and Sons and the Masterclass. 

Click on the links for the Masterclass programme and a biography of Joanna MacGregor.


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12 July 2020 - 17 July 2020

Strings Summer School

CANCELLED - Due to Covid 19 we have regretfully decided not to run this year's Strings Summer School. We are currently taking names of people interested for 2021. Find out more. Read More >

Piano Summer School 2020

9 August 2020 - 20 August 2020

Piano Summer School

Join us for our Piano Summer School, an exceptional opportunity to taught by the faculty of Scotland's national music school in a friendly and supportive environment. Read More >

SCO Youth Academy

1 November 2020 - 29 November 2020

SCO Youth Academy

SCO Youth Academy is a new youth orchestra for school-aged musicians, delivered in partnership with St Mary’s Music School. Read More >

Gordon Bragg SCO

28 February 2021 - 21 March 2021

SCO String and Wind Academies

Following their success in 2019 and 2020, SCO String and Wind Academies continue as a free opportunity for school-aged string and wind musicians who have achieved Grade 6 or above and who are able to commit to a series of sessions. Read More >

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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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