Edinburgh School of Music

Music Lessons for all ages

About ESM

Edinburgh School of Music is an independent music school based in Edinburgh city centre.  We are a team of highly experienced, enthusiastic and professional teachers who provide music lessons in a wide range of instruments.  

Our goal at ESM is to bring the love of music into all our student's lives in a fun and enjoyable way as well as providing all the necessary skills to pass exams, perform with confidence and compose music and songs. We are very proud to maintain a 100% pass rate in all our student's instrumental and vocal music exams making us Edinburgh's favourite music school for private music lessons.

One - to - one tuition

Lessons are available for a range of instruments including voice, piano, guitar, violin, viola, cello, saxophone, clarinet, flute, recorder and drums. We offer one to one private lessons in our studio in Meadowbank, lessons in the comfort of your own home or online lessons


We offer a range of music group activities including our 'Wee Musicians' group', youth singing groups, performance coaching workshops and summer school music groups. Please contact us to find out the groups that are currently available. 

Unfortunately, due to current restrictions surrounding group lessons, we are only offering one-on-one lessons at our studios, online and at pupils' homes.  


At ESM we believe that learning to make incredible music is just not as rewarding if you don’t share it with others. We provide monthly showcases at Edinburgh's Jazz Bar in addition to end of term concerts. This gives our students plenty of opportunities to showcase their progress and develops our pupils into confident performers.

Unfortunately, due to current restrictions surrounding concerts, we are unable to host any concerts at this time.  

Upcoming Events

  • Sun, 06 Oct
    The Jazz Bar Edinburgh
    06 Oct 2019, 13:00 – 15:00
    The Jazz Bar Edinburgh, 1a Chambers street, Edinburgh, EH1 1AE
    Come join us for the ESM Showcase on Sunday 7th April! ESM students will be taking to the stage to showcase their talents and entertain with pieces they have been working the last couple of months.
  • Tue, 23 Apr
    Edinburgh Playhouse
    23 Apr 2019, 19:30
    Edinburgh Playhouse, 18-22 Greenside Ln, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, UK
    ESM will be inviting it's students to watch Matilda The Musical at the Edinburgh Playhouse. Matilda is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl.
  • Sun, 09 Dec
    Jazz Bar
    09 Dec 2018, 12:30 – 16:00
    Jazz Bar, 1a Chambers Street, Edinburgh
    Come join us for our christmas concert. ESM students will be taking to the stage to showcase their talents and entertain with pieces they have been working on this year.


'ESM have taught piano to our three kids for the last year and in that time they have become so accomplished at playing so many of their favourite tunes. Tiffany their teacher could not be better in terms of personality and affinity to our kids and makes the lessons seem effortless and fun. Could no be happier with the school highly highly recommend.'

'A fresh, personal and vibrant approach to vocal coaching. Kira helped me no end. Would absolutely recommend to anyone at any level, whether you're looking to top up existing experience or to find confidence & a voice you never knew you had!'

Jocasta Man - Student

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Monday-Friday 9:00am-9:00pm

Saturday-Sunday 10:00am-6:00pm



Studio B1.08, St Margarets House, 151 London Road, Edinburgh, EH7 6AE


Tel: 07826 529537

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