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Tuesday 12 October 2021

The Seven Hills Project expands across Scotland

We're delighted to be working with  Culloden Academy in Highland, Garnock Academy in North Ayrshire and Paisley Grammar School in Renfrewshire in a unique peer-to-peer, school-to-school musical project in partnership with Jay Capperauld. 

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Thursday 7 October 2021

Plans approved for move to old Royal High School

Exciting news for the school today as the City of Edinburgh Council has approved plans that will see the school move to a new purpose-built facility within the old Royal High School. This is as part of plans for a new world-class centre for music education and public performance for the benefit of Scotland. 

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Thursday 23 September 2021

Pekka Kuusisto launches Season 3 of Celebrity 6

Violinist, conductor and composer Pekka Kuusisto launches season 3 of the Celebrity 6 Series, welcoming renowned musicians from around the world. 

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Wednesday 22 September 2021

Agar Trust lends support to young musicians to travel free to our Taster Day

Talented young musicians from rural Scotland are being offered grants towards travel and accommodation to attend our forthcoming Taster Day for Piano, Strings and Accordion players. 

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Monday 13 September 2021

£230k award to St Mary’s Music School to support Scotland’s talented young musicians

We are delighted to have received a philanthropic grant of nearly £230,000 from the Leverhulme Trust. The grant will help create more opportunities for talented young musicians to access our specialist music education both as boarders and day pupils.  

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Friday 3 September 2021

St Mary's Music School at the heart of proposals put forward by RHSPT for New National Centre for Music at Old Royal High

St Mary's Music School is at the heart of a proposal put forward by The Royal High School Preservation Trust (RHSPT) for the creation of a world-class centre for music education and public performance for the benefit of the whole of Scotland.

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Friday 13 August 2021

Exam Results 2021 - Congratulations to all our pupils on their exam results

Over 85% of SQA grades awarded resulted as Grade A with a percentage pass rate of 100% across all levels.

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Wednesday 7 July 2021

Prizegiving 2021

Pupils and staff celebrated the end of term and the end of the school year with a prizegiving ceremony held in a marquee in the grounds.

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Monday 28 June 2021

St Mary's Music School's tribute to Edinburgh's seven hills launches 50th birthday cultural project

The countdown to our 50th birthday begins this week with the official launch of the Seven Hills Project. 

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Saturday 19 June 2021

Winner of Directors' Recital Prize 2021

Seventeen year old cellist Layla Ballard wins the Directors’ Recital Prize 2021.

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Tuesday 1 June 2021

Welcome to the Pianodrome

From our latest publication of Lines and Spaces – Summer 2021. 

It’s not every day that our pupils perform in an amphitheatre made entirely of upcycled pianos but in May, Neil, Eve, Cliodhna and Pavlina (all S6) headed to the Pianodrome in Granton to do exactly that.

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Tuesday 1 June 2021

A Place For New Music

From our latest publication of Lines and Spaces – Summer 2021. 

The Seven Hills Project is now spreading musical waves across Scotland. Dr Valerie Pearson explains more about this joyful celebration of musical creativity and collaboration.

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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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