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




Anne Giles

A graduate of Edinburgh University with a degree in Education, Anne taught English for several years, later qualifying as a teacher of violin and viola. She has had a long and fulfilling career working with children of all ages and abilities and adult beginners, and as a conductor and string tutor of children’s orchestras. She performs regularly with Scottish Sinfonia and has a particular interest in Early Music, playing early string instruments with The Edinburgh Renaissance Band, in concerts for music societies and historic events, outreach work with schools, and on the Edinburgh Fringe.

Anne Giles





Additional Responsibilities

Practice Supervisor
Junior Chamber Music
Junior Orchestra


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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