Be a Chorister Afternoon - for children P3 to P5.

Find out what it's like to be a chorister and part of the award-winning Choir of St Mary's Cathedral. 

Friday 15th November, 2pm to 6pm. Free. Booking essential. 

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Open Day

An afternoon for parents, teachers and children interested in finding out more about St Mary's Music School

St Mary's Music School

Saturday 26th October, 2019 -  2.30pm to 5pm. 

Come along to find out about being a chorister or an instrumental pupil, singer or composer at St Mary's Music School.  Take a tour of the School, see music classes in action, watch a performance and take the opportunity to meet staff and pupils. 

Please note there is a set programme and we encourage all visitors to arrive promptly for 2.30pm. See the programme for the day here. 

Places are limited so please reserve in advance

Reserve your place.

If you have any questions plesae contact Mary Walls, Admissions Secretary Tel: 0131 5387766. 


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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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