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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 lat night. 

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Tuesday 23 June 2020

Danny Driver masterclass for senior pianists

To continue our term of online learning, we were delighted to welcome celebrated pianist Danny Driver to deliver a masterclass to senior pupils by Zoom. 

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Thursday 28 May 2020

Antonio through to the final of Concurso Internacional de Piano “Ciudad de Sevilla”

We are delighted that pupil Antonio is successfully through to the final of the VII Concurso Internacional de Piano “Ciudad de Sevilla”. 

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Wednesday 27 May 2020

Exciting new music opportunity will hit the right note with young players in Scotland

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra and St Mary’s Music School are delighted to announce the launch of SCO Youth Academy.

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Friday 8 May 2020

Online auditions open for applications

St Mary's Music School is now accepting applications for online auditions for instrumental and chorister places. Advisory auditions are also available. 

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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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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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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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