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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Open Music Masterclasses 

Throughout the year, supported by the generosity of our donors,  we hold a number of masterclasses with world-class musicians. We are delighted that we can open these to pupils and teachers from other schools as well as members of the public, depending on the capacity of the venue. 


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Previous Music Masterclasses 

Recent masterclasses have been delivered by:  

  • Francois Leleux, oboeist and conductor
  • Pascal Rogé, pianist 
  • Iain Burnside, pianist and broadcaster
  • Roderick Williams, baritone 
  • Simon Smith, pianist
  • Steven Osborne, pianist
  • Susan Tomes, pianist 
  • Alan Benzie Trio, jazz
  • Colin Currie, percussionist 
  • Adam Walker, flautist




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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