•  The North East of Scotland Music School

    A Centre for Musical Excellence

  • Learn from some of Britain's finest tutors

    Improve your musical confidence and technique

    Get to where you've always wanted to be, musically

Scholarship Auditions 2022-2023

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if you are in full-time education in Session 2022-23

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NESMS Scholarships 2022-23


A Family Atmosphere

At NESMS we believe that small is beautiful – that what matters is the quality of the teaching and the friendliness of the staff, not the size of the building.  But we do have excellent, well-equipped studios and a fine music library.

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A Centre of Excellence

Acknowledged experts come on a regular basis from all over the British Isles to give one-to-one coaching and advice on technique and performance – and to provide occasional workshops and master-classes.

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A Chance to Perform

For those who want to develop the ability to deal confidently with an audience we provide numerous opportunities for performance both solo and/or ensemble, with suitable support from more experienced performers.

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A Scottish Charity

Through fundraising, generous donations and occasional local authority grants NESMS is able not only to subsidize student lesson fees, but also to offer competitive scholarships and hardship funding.

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Open to All

Talented individuals of all ages can gain access to teaching of the highest calibre. As a charity we offer competitive scholarships, and a hardship fund for the disadvantaged.

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We Need Your Support!

Continuing financial support is essential to maintain the high quality of our teaching programme, and we welcome enquiries about donations, sponsorship and scholarship funding – as well as Friends' membership.

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Success in public performance increases musical confidence and awareness.

Patrons Fiona Kennedy and Evelyn Glennie talk about the importance of NESMS to the North East of Scotland.

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