Open Evening for Parents, Pupils and Teachers - Instrumentalists only

Tuesday October 1st, 6pm to 7.30pm 

Open Day - for Parents, Pupils and Teachers - Instrumentalists and Choristers 

Saturday 26th October, 2pm to 4.20pm 

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Friday & Saturday Music Classes

Our long established and very popular Friday and Saturday Music Classes for children aged 4 to 12 take place during term time at St Mary’s Music School.  In a safe and caring social environment, some 150 local children discover the wonders of music, helped by experienced staff, all highly qualified in working with children through the arts. The emphasis is on having fun, while engaging young children in the magic of music making. 

Families find St Mary’s Music School a vibrant and friendly place in which to spend time and catch up with friends. On Fridays our singing classes take place in the Song School at the Cathedral and parents are welcome to stay over a cup of tea or coffee. On Saturdays we run a café for parents during lessons.

Singing Classes and Choirs (Friday and Saturday)

We offer Singing Classes for children in Primary 1 to Primary 7. Classes will be fun and exciting for children, and every child will gain from the act of singing together.

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Dalcroze and Kodály Music Classes

For little ones, Dalcroze and Kodály classes begin for children in their final pre-school year and are offered up to Primary 5 (age 9 to 10), according to demand.  These classes encourage children's musicianship and listening skills, nurturing their enjoyment of music and building their confidence.

Musicianship is taught through Dalcroze Eurhythmics. Learning fundamental musical skills through movement is the basis of the Dalcroze Method. 

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Group Instrumental Lessons and Theory Classes

By the age of 7, children can start beginner instrumental lessons and theory classes. Taster sessions are available to allow children to meet the teacher and try an instrument.

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Information Sheet & Registration Form

Further information and a registration form can be downloaded here.

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 Registration Form

 

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Instrumental Learning

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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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St Mary's Music School Trust Ltd, Registered No: 54504
St Mary's Music School Trust Limited is a charity No. SC014611
Registered Office: Coates Hall, 25 Grosvenor Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 5EL.