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




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. 

Dates are currently to be confirmed but courses will run across July and August. 

  • Piano
  • Strings
  • Jazz

Residential and day places will be available. 

To keep up to date with latest information email Mary Walls, mwalls@st-marys-music-school.co.uk 


Piano Summer School Duos

“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.” 

A performance class


 “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.”

A 1 to 1 piano lesson with Helena Buckmayer 




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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