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




The Very Rev John Conway

John is the Provost of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, having taken up that post in September 2017. Previously he was the Rector of St Martin of Tours Episcopal Church in Tynecastle, Edinburgh. During his 16 years there he helped establish the St Martin’s Community Resource Centre in a re-developed building. Alongside that he had two spells as the Co-ordinator of Initial Ministerial Education in the Diocese of Edinburgh, with responsibility for clergy training, was Co-Convenor of Edinburgh Interfaith Association, and Convenor of the Diocesan Mission & Ministry Committee.

The Very Rev John Conway

Appointed to the Board

11 December 2017

Current Role



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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