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






Thursday 20 October 2022

Shionka Wins

Congratulations to Shionka who won the Sir Philip Christison Trophy at the Royal National Mòd

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Saturday 15 October 2022

Winners 2022 House Music Competition

Grosvenor House were the winners of the annual House Music Competition

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Wednesday 12 October 2022

Kabantu Workshop

Former pupil Katie Foster presented a workshop with band members Kabantu

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Saturday 8 October 2022

50th Anniversary

Message from John Cameron acting Director of Music.

As we welcome in the 50th year of instrumental teaching at St Mary’s Music School, I take on the temporary role of acting Director of Music at a time of reflection, of freshness and opportunity. Central to our success is our ability to nurture musical talent with a remarkable body of staff who, with endless care and patience, seek to nourish each individual pupil and allow them to grow.

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Friday 7 October 2022

SMC Classes


Saturday Music Classes at St Mary's Music School are delighted to be expanding their range of instruments

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Friday 7 October 2022

Former pupil Ethan Loch reaches the final BBC Young Musician 2022

BBC Young Musician 2022: Inspiring blind Scottish pianist Ethan Loch reaches grand final

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Friday 7 October 2022

New heads of school

Welcome new Heads of School  Kirsty, John, Daisy

As heads of school, myself and my deputies have really been putting a focus on pupil wellbeing.

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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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