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



Piano Summer School August 2019

Piano Summer School

St Mary's Music School

Led by an experienced team of St Mary’s Music School staff, this intensive piano summer school includes one-to-one teaching, workshops, performance classes, duo work, yoga and individual sessions in Alexander Technique, participation in a final public performance and evening trips to Edinburgh International Festival concerts. Full board and accommodation in twin en-suite rooms is included.

Price £750 all inclusive.  Financial support may be available.

To find out more visit https://www.stmarysmusicschool.co.uk/study/instrumental-learning/summer-schools/

The deadline for applications is Monday 20th May. 


Performance Times

Min Price 750.00
Max Price £750.00

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Piano lesson

6 May 2021

How to Be a Better Pianist - Part 1

For pianists Grade 7 and above this online workshop demonstrates techniques to help bring a piece to the next level musically and pianistically. Teachers welcome. Read More >

Sir Antonio Pappano Celebrity 6

7 May 2021

Celebrity 6 - Sir Antonio Pappano

Joining us all the way from Rome, we welcome Sir Antonio Pappano, one of today’s most sought-after conductors and Music Director of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden and of the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome. Read More >

hands on keyboard

9 May 2021

How to Be a Better Pianist - Part 2

Questions around Grade 7 and 8 pieces in preparation for ABRSM and Trinity exams. A problem-solving session with Helena Buckmayer. Read More >

Alina Ibragimova Celebrity 6 by Georgia Bertazzi

14 May 2021

Celebrity 6 - Alina Ibragimova

Performing music from baroque to new commissions on both modern and period instruments, Alina Ibragimova has established a reputation as one of the most accomplished and intriguing violinists of the younger generation. Read More >

Choristers of St Mary's Cathedral

28 May 2021

Be a Chorister Afternoon

In this very special afternoon we welcome Primary pupils P3-P5 who enjoy singing to discover what it is like to be part of the award-winning Choir of St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral Read More >

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1 August 2021 - 6 August 2021

International Woodwind Summer School

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1 August 2021 - 6 August 2021

International Strings Summer School

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International Piano Summer School 2021

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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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