Be a Chorister Afternoon - for children P3 to P5.

Find out what it's like to be a chorister and part of the award-winning Choir of St Mary's Cathedral. 

Friday 15th November, 2pm to 6pm. Free. Booking essential. 

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Duncan Ferguson

Duncan was appointed Organist and Master of the Music, St Mary’s Cathedral, in 2008 at the age of 26. In this role he has responsibility for the musical life of the Cathedral, including recruiting, training, and directing the Cathedral Choir in its daily services, broadcasts, recordings, concerts, and tours. Duncan was previously Organ Scholar at Magdalen College, Oxford, and at St Paul’s Cathedral, London, before moving to St Mary’s Cathedral in 2005 as Assistant Organist. Duncan’s recordings with St Mary’s have earned him significant critical acclaim.


  Organ Studies

Duncan Ferguson







Additional Responsibilities

Master of the Music at St Mary's Cathedral Choir


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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