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 2020

Online Piano Summer School

For young musicians age 11 to 16

St Mary's Music School

August 3rd to 7th 

The Online Piano Summer School is designed to improve your technique, confidence and playing ability whilst also having fun. It is run by the experienced staff of our Keyboard Faculty and is led by Helena Buckmayer and John Cameron

Open to pianists age 11 to 16, Grade 6 and above. Participant and observer places are available.

Find out more and apply.


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Be a Chorister Afternoon

6 November 2020

Virtual Introduction to Being a Chorister

Being a chorister provides a world-class music and academic education. This afternoon webinar will provide a unique insight for children and parents into both aspects. It will be a good introduction and an ideal way to assess whether life as a chorister is right for your child. Read More >

Virtual Open Evenings at St Mary's Music School, Edinburgh

8 November 2020

Virtual Open Morning for Young Musicians and their Parents

Meet current pupils, take a tour of the school, find out what lessons are like and take a peek inside the world of our instrumental pupils. Read More >

Gordon Bragg SCO

8 November 2020 - 22 November 2020

SCO String and Wind Academies Online - Autumn

Join Scottish Chamber Orchestra musicians online to explore some fantastic (and challenging) repertoire! The SCO will provide filmed resources to inform your practice, dynamic online sectionals tutored by SCO musicians to develop your skills, and an online playthrough at the end of the course. Read More >

Gordon Bragg SCO

28 February 2021 - 21 March 2021

SCO String and Wind Academies - Spring

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 >

Instrumental Learning

Choir School

Saturday Music Classes


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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