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




Jane Waters

Jane was born in Edinburgh and studied at the Guildhall with Roger Birnstingl and William Waterhouse. She won a Caird Scholarship and Scottish Arts Council award to continue her studies at the Geneva Conservatoire with Roger Birnstingl. She performed frequently with Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra of Scottish Ballet, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Paragon Ensemble as well as being a member of Alba Trio with Elizabeth Fyfe and Malcolm Martineau.  She has more than 30 years’ experience in education and teaches also at George Watson’s College and the Erskine Stewarts Melville Schools.

Jane Waters


AGSM (Perf & Teach), CertEd






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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