St Mary's Music School

City of Edinburgh

  • Ages: 9 - 19
  • Type: All Through School, Coeducational School, Junior and Preparatory School, School with Boarding, Senior School
  • Headteacher Dr Kenneth Taylor
  • Pupils:
    • Total Number of Pupils: 79
    • Number of Day Pupils: 48
    • Number of Nursery Pupils: 0
    • Number of Boarding Pupils: 31
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  • Brief Description: St Mary’s Music School is Scotland’s only independent specialist music school, offering a world-class standard of music and academic education to musically gifted children aged 9-19 years in an inspiring, inclusive and supportive environment. It is also the Choir School of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh. It is a co-educational, non-denominational, day and boarding school, with pupils coming from diverse backgrounds and from all parts Scotland, the rest of the UK and beyond. Pupils are supported by the Scottish Government’s Aided Places scheme and by School and Cathedral bursaries. Entry is by audition and assessment, based on musical ability and potential, regardless of personal financial circumstances. There are currently 80 full-time pupils.

Contact Details:
Coates Hall 25 Grosvenor Crescent Edinburgh EH12 5EL

Telephone: 01315387766