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




Andrea Gajic

Andrea received her early musical training at St Mary’s Music School. Aged 12, she performed Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy at St James’ Palace for Yehudi Menuhin’s 60th Birthday celebration. Two years later, she was invited by Sylvia Rosenberg to study with her at the Peabody Institute, Baltimore (where she won first prize at the American String Teachers’ Association Violin Competition). From 1990, Andrea studied for five years at the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music, Moscow with Khalida Akhtiamova. She took postgraduate studies at the Royal College of Music with Felix Andrievsky. 

Andrea has performed as soloist in Britain, United States, Russia, Lithuania, Finland, Germany, France and Serbia. She has recorded for BBC, STV, Bavarian Radio, Lithuanian Radio, Yugoslavian Radio and Television and Baltimore Radio. Andrea also teaches violin at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Douglas Academy of Music.

Andrea Gajic


Dip Solo Perf MMus
Gnessin RAM Moscow






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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