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Monday 23 March 2020

A video message by Dr Kenneth Taylor, Headteacher

A video message by Dr Kenneth Taylor, Headteacher of St Mary's Music School to our community of pupils, parents, staff and supporters. 

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Thursday 12 March 2020

Win for Pavlina at Edinburgh Competition Festival

Congratulations to Pavlina Gusheva (S5) who won the Piano Solo 15 Minute Recital class at the recent Edinburgh Competition Festival. 

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Thursday 5 March 2020

Michael Kanan, jazz pianist, swops New York for Edinburgh

We were delighted to welcome jazz pianist Michael Kanan, all the way from New York, to spend the day with pupils. 

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Wednesday 4 March 2020

SCO Youth Academy announced as part of Scottish Chamber Orchestra's season launch

SCO Youth Academy, a new youth orchestra in partnership with Scottish Chamber Orchestra, is announced as part of SCO's launch of their second season with Principal Conductor Maxim Emelyanychev 2020-21

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Thursday 20 February 2020

Masterclasses and Music Academies feature in outreach programme for 2020

St Mary’s Music School launches ambitious outreach programme for 2020 featuring a flagship collaboration with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

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Friday 31 January 2020

Cello Masterclass with Nicolas Altstaedt, 21st February 2020

We are delighted to announce that renowned cellist Nicolas Altstaedt will be delivering the annual Nigel Murray Masterclass on 21st February. 

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Wednesday 4 December 2019

Partnership with Scottish Chamber Orchestra goes from strength to strength

Following two successful String Academies run in partnership with SCO,  we are delighted to announce the launch of SCO Wind Academy. 

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Monday 2 December 2019

Castalian String Quartet, featuring alumnus Daniel Roberts, win RPS Young Artists Award 2019

The RPS Awards celebrate "the outstanding, the pioneering and the inspiational in classical music. For classical it's the Oscars, Grammys and BAFTAS all in one." BBC Radio 3

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Thursday 7 November 2019

Leighton's 'Sacred Choral Works' recorded with the Choir and Choristers of St Mary's Cathedral

A new recording of Kenneth Leighton's sacred choral works, recorded with the Choir of St Mary's Cathedral, directed by Duncan Ferguson, is to be released on 29th November. 

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Monday 4 November 2019

Success for pupils in first round of BBC Young Musician of the Year

Sofia (accordion) and Shakira(cello) are succesfully through to the next round of  BBC Young Musician of the Year 2020. 

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Sunday 3 November 2019

St Mary’s Music School showcase specialist music education in Kuala Lumpur

Headteacher Dr. Kenneth Taylor and Assistant Director of Music, John Cameron,  were invited to present and give masterclasses at the inaugural conference 'Music for the 21st Century', held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Thursday 31 October 2019

Pupils selected for National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain 2020

Four pupils have been awarded places in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain this year.

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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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