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




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Corporate Partnerships 

Share our passion for creativity, excellence and inclusion.  

St Mary’s Music School is Scotland’s national music school – a small, dedicated and energetic centre of creativity and excellence.  We offer a world-class standard of music and academic education to children aged 9-19 from across Scotland and beyond, regardless of their means or circumstances.  Our only criteria for entrance is musical potential.  We provide unparalleled opportunities and superb teaching for our pupils, many of whom will go on to be the soloists, orchestral performers, conductors, composers and music teachers of tomorrow.   

We’re interested in forging partnerships with businesses that share our passion for creativity, excellence and inclusion and in return, we can help you connect with your customers, reach new audiences and demonstrate your commitment to accessibility for all.   

Opportunities include:  

  • Showcasing your brand through concert sponsorship  

  • Empowering the musicians of tomorrow through scholarships and bursaries 

  • Reaching new audiences through advertising in our concert programmes   

  • Promoting your business via in-kind support   

  • Skills-based employee volunteering opportunities  

For further information and to explore partnership possibilities between the School and your business, please contact Caroline Libberton, Development Manager, on 0131 538 7766 or at clibberton@smms.uk  


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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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