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




Eleanor Parker

Eleanor Parker is educated up to Masters level in music, including a first class honours undergraduate degree, and puts the education of children at the top of her agenda. She believes that music is the key to nurturing a healthier, happier child, and is privileged to be in a position to offer a wide range of activities, tailored to each individual, through her role as manager of St Mary's Music School's thriving Saturday Music Classes.

Eleanor Parker


BMus, MMus, PGCE


Saturday Music Classes



Additional Responsibilities

Saturday Music Classes Manager


Saturday Music Classes Staff

SMC Manager:
SMC Administrator:
SMC Kodaly:
SMC Theory:
SMC Violin:
SMC Cello:
SMC Guitar:
SMC Clarsach:
SMC Recorder:
SMC Clarinet:
SMC Singing:
SMC Accordion:


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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