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




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Instrumentalist Taster Day

Sunday 30th October 11am - 3.45pm

Join our pupils and take part in an exciting and interactive day of music-making and learning.

Our expert teaching staff will help you explore some of the activities that go on in a normal day at a specialist music school. Bring your instrument to take part, and immerse yourself in a fun and supportive atmosphere that we are sure you'll enjoy. 

The day begins at 11am and will finish at 3.45pm. It includes:

  • Interpretation & Improvisation
  • Instrumental Coaching
  • Performance Class
  • String Ensemble
  • Aural Kahoot!

We hope that all participants will play an active role in sessions but we understand some may prefer to watch and listen.

The Instrumentalist Taster Day is open to young musicians aged 9 to 16 who play any instrument and who love music.  No specific music grade level is required.

Places are FREE, but limited. Parents are welcome to attend for part of the day. 

Click here to find out more and apply 


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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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St Mary's Music School Trust Limited is a charity No. SC014611
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