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Lines and Spaces 2020

Wednesday 28 October 2020

Read the latest news from St Mary's Music School

Discover what has been happening at St Mary's Music School in our latest publication, Lines and Spaces.

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Tuesday 27 October 2020

Update on former Royal High School

The Scottish Government announced today that planning consent for a hotel on the site of the former Royal High School in Edinburgh has been refused. 

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Tuesday 13 October 2020

SCO String and Wind Academies Open to Applications

Following the success of the SCO String and Wind Academies we held in 2019 and earlier in 2020, we are delighted to be partnering with Scottish Chamber Orchestra once again to deliver two new academies this autumn. 

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Friday 4 September 2020

Angela Hewitt sets the Celebrity 6 Series off to a great start.

We were delighted to welcome pianist Angela Hewitt today for the first of six Celebrity 6 Sessions with eminent musicians. 

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Thursday 3 September 2020

SQA Exam Results 2020 - Congratulations to all our pupils on their exam results

Over 75% of SQA grades awarded resulted as Grade A and this session we saw our highest percentage pass rate (100%) across all levels.

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Monday 31 August 2020

Welcome to our new Head of Strings

In an exciting move for St Mary’s Music School we are delighted to welcome Dr Valerie Pearson as our new Head of Strings.The new full-time role will allow William Conway, who has been fulfilling the joint role of Head of Strings and Artistic Director for more than ten years, to devote more time to his role as the School’s Artistic Director.

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Thursday 20 August 2020

Headteacher takes on Seven Hills Challenge

Support Headteacher Dr Taylor as he takes on the challenge of running the course of the Seven Hills Race in 140 minutes - that's just over 14 miles...over 2200 feet of ascent....and just 20 minutes per hill!

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Wednesday 19 August 2020

New commission and collaboration celebrates 40 years of support for specialist music education in the UK

Eleven talented young musicians from St Mary’s Music School join a pioneering collaboration between the UK’s five specialist music schools to celebrate 40 years of government support.

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Thursday 30 July 2020

Music classes for children go online

Our group music classes for children age 4 to 12 are moving online for the Autumn term. 

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Thursday 23 July 2020

New Composition Plays Tribute to Steve Reich

A new composition by composer and saxophonist Rob Hall, featuring photographic art by Susheila Jamieson and performed by junior instrumentalists at St Mary’s Music School went live on Youtube today.

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Tuesday 7 July 2020

Directors' Recital Prize 2020 Winners Announced

Congratulations to Sofia Ros and Cliodhna Scott who were announced as the winners of the Directors' Recital Prize 2020 last night. 

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Tuesday 7 July 2020

Danny Driver and Steven Osborne to give masterclasses as part of Online Piano Summer School

We're delighted that Danny Driver and Steven Osborne will both feature in this year's Online Piano Summer School. 

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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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