Why choose us?

You’ll study in a School with a long and distinguished history and a broad view of music, combining tradition with innovation, theory with practice.
We are home to two extraordinary historic concert halls, unique collections of musical instruments, a world-class music library and well-equipped studios.
Our Music Society is widely regarded as one of Scotland’s best, and our city is a rich cultural resource of orchestras, ensembles, choirs, world music groups and venues.
Our students can take courses from across ECA and the University of Edinburgh, and we have strong links with the local community and partner organisations.
We focus on small group and individual teaching by leading experts who are passionate about music and the role it plays in multiple aspects of human life.

Facilities and resources

Studios and workshop spaces, libraries and collections, places to socialise, perform and show work.

Six purpose-built, acoustically-treated music studios, with tie-lines to a shared recording space.

Recording equipment is available to students through BookIt, the online booking system.

On occasion the Reid School of Music loans audio equipment to outside organisations.

Seventeen practice rooms equipped with pianos, ideal for students requiring a private place for music practice.

A technical support team is on hand to help you with any studio or equipment queries.

Information on the equipment available to students in the music studios and editing suites.



Contact

ECA General Enquiries

Email: eca@ed.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)131 651 5800