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Strings Summer School

For violin and cello

St Mary's Music School

Sunday 12th to Friday 17th July

Are you a committed violinist or cellist looking to improve your skills in a specialist yet supportive and relaxed environment? 

If you are at Grade 6 or above (or equivalent) then why not join us this July for an exceptional strings summer school taught by the faculty of Scotland’s national music school. The Strings Summer School is is led by Artistic Director and Head of Strings, Will Conway, with Francis Cummings and Ruth Beauchamp and is open to residential and day students. 

The Strings Summer School is open to just 14 students (7 cellists and 7 violinists) and takes place at St Mary's Music School in the heart of the beautiful city of Edinburgh. 

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Flyer for Bach - St John Passion

5 April 2020

Bach - St John Passion

The Choir of St Mary's Cathedral and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in a devotional performance of Bach’s St John Passion. Read More >

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12 July 2020 - 17 July 2020

Strings Summer School

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

Piano Summer School 2020

9 August 2020 - 20 August 2020

Piano Summer School

Join us for our Strings 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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