The City of Edinburgh Music School offers unparallelled opportunity for budding young musicians to hone their skills through expert tuition in a supportive and nurturing environment. The closing date for applications for the school year 2024/2025 is Monday 08 January 2024, with auditions taking place in February and March. Fill in the application form to apply. If […]
The City of Edinburgh Music School is a national centre of excellence for musicians of any school age (4 – 18). It is funded by the Scottish Government and does not charge any fees. The Music School is housed within two neighbouring state comprehensive schools – Flora Stevenson Primary and Broughton High School in […]
Former City of Edinburgh Music School student Bonnie Kemplay was selected from over ten thousand entries to be named this year’s winner of BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge Introducing talent search. Bonnie graduated from the music school in 2019 and is currently a student at The Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. Bonnie will […]
Some of our Music School students are taking part this weekend in the Queen’s Hall’s Fair Saturday Festival with the Return of Mackay’s Memoirs. This is in aid of Help Musicians Scotland and details can be found at: https://online.fairsaturday.org/evento/?id=3071&lang=en
Third year Esme MacBride-Stewart has made the Edinburgh Evening News after gaining the highest mark for Grade 7 piano in the country. The ABRSM have awarded Esme the Sheila Mossman Memorial Prize for Pianoforte in recognition of her achievement. Read the full article here.
On March 13th, four CoEMS seniors provided the musical entertainment for the 2019 National Youth Work Awards at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Glasgow. Organised annually by YouthLink Scotland, the awards celebrate the outstanding contribution of youth workers from a whole variety of organisations across the country. Singer-songwriter Bonnie Higgs kicked off proceedings performing two of her own […]
One of our senior violinists, Lucy Ruuskasnen, successfully auditioned for the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, and will be playing with them on their spring tour. Drawing its intake from all over the UK, competition for places is fierce – especially in the violin section – so Lucy has done brilliantly! Conducted by Mexican […]
On Monday 4th March, the City of Edinburgh Music School held its second Homecoming concert in Edinburgh’s iconic Queen’s Hall, celebrating students past and present in a joyful showcase of musical skill and performing prowess. CoEMS musicians from Broughton and Flora’s wowed a packed house with solo and ensemble numbers, culminating in a memorable performance of Mackay’s […]
Josie Law (S3) recently had a letter published in the Edinburgh Evening News, in which she writes eloquently about climate change and how her generation needs to act now. You can read the letter in full here.
Former Music School and Broughton student, Saskia Eng, was a star of 2018’s The Voice. https://www.itv.com/thevoice/singers/saskia-eng She got through to the knockout round, but narrowly missed out on making it through to the next stage. She’s now looking forward to a career in the music industry.