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




Open Evening

An informal open evening for parents and children interested in finding out more about instrumental study at St Mary's Music School

St Mary's Music School

Tuesday 1st October, 2019 - 6pm to 7.30pm

This is an opportunity to meet some of the pupils and staff at St Mary's Music School and find out what it is like to be an instrumental student here. Hear about the shape of the week, life as a day pupil or boarder, the admissions process and the opportunities available. There will be the chance to ask questions in open forum as well as individually over tea and coffee with staff and pupils. 

For young musicians age 16+ find out about our Part-time Pathways and our two or three year Advanced Preparation Programme designed to prepare you for appying to conservatoire, music college or university. 

Please note there will not be a tour of the school at this event however you are welcome to attend the Open Day on 26th October or arrange an individual visit. 

Reserve your place here 


If you have any questions regarding the Open Evening, Open Day or opportunities to visit the School, please contact Mary Walls, Admissions Secretary

e: mwalls@st-marys-music-school.co.uk , 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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