Closing date for 2024/2025 applications

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 you have any queries about the selection process, get in touch with us here.


Guide for Parents

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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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