Two of City of Edinburgh Music School's students are heading to Norway to take part in a Youth Festival.  You can read more about it here.

In 2003 a group of Music School students formed a band, The Blue Nova Sisters.   Click here to find out what some of the band members are doing now.

Congratulations to Shakira Segalla-Humbert(S1), Lucy Ruuskanen(S1) & Chiara Lordi (S2) who were all finalists in their age group.   Chiara went on to win the Intermediate competition and received a trophy, £300 and a trip to London to perform at Steinway Hall.


The Tatler has named Broughton High School as top state secondary school.   You can read more about this huge accolade for  here:  


On Friday 26th August Music School students will perform at St Mary's Cathedral, Palmerston Place at 1pm.

It is part of the Fringe Festival and all are welcome. Admission is free and the recital lasts about 50 minutes.


Maeve Gilchrist's review in the Boston Globe

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Guide for Parents


In accepting a student into The Music School, The City of Edinburgh Council is making a major commitment to resources, and if the School is to be of maximum benefit to its students this commitment must be matched by that of students and parents. This guide is intended to help parents play their part in the process.

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The Selection Procedure


A preliminary audition can be arranged through the Director of The Music School at any time during the academic year. On the basis of this informal meeting advice will be given on whether or not to proceed further. Those short-listed for a final audition will be called in for assessment by a panel of highly-renowned musicians from both within and outwith the School.

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