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




Introduction to Being a Chorister

Find out what it means to be part of this incredible tradition. 

Friday 29th January, 2021 - 3.30pm to 4.15pm Online 

Being a chorister provides an excellent music and academic education and is immensely rewarding. In this very special afternoon we take a look at what life is like as a chorister and hear from pupils and staff. 

The event will be held online and is a mix of pre-recorded footage with live presentations. There will be the opportunity to ask any questions. 

  • Full time chorister places begin in P5 and last for five years.
  • Probationer chorister places begin in P3 or P4. 
  • Read our Frequently Asked Questions about being a chorister.
  • Find out more about being a chorister here. 
  • Financial support is available. 

If you have any questions please email Mary Walls, mwalls@st-marys-music-school.co.uk or telephone 0131 5387766



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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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