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




Music Summer Schools 2021

We will be running three Summer Schools in 2021, each providing an opportunity for young musicians to develop their skills. Taught by the faculty of St Mary's Music School, these intensive but fun courses are designed to help you develop your skills in a supportive environment. We are delighted that the Strings Summer School will also be supported by players from Scottish Chamber Orchestra. 


St Mary's Music School Music Summer Schools 2021


Advanced Strings - 1st to 6th August

Read more about the International Strings Summer School

Advanced Woodwind - 1st to 6th August

Read more about the International Woodwind Summer School 

Advanced Piano - 8th to 13th August

Read more about the International Piano Summer School 


The deadline for applications is Sunday 6th June.  


“I would definitely recommend this course to other people because it helps you grow as a musician, not just a pianist, because you collaborate with others, you improve your posture, you improve basically everything.” 


 “I really enjoyed having lessons because you didn't feel intimidated or scared to ask questions about things. I felt very open in being able to just play and not be worried about making mistakes. The teachers were very open about things and really encouraged you.”




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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