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McBain Music School provides music lessons for all ages and abilities delivered by fully qualified teachers who are all Disclosure Scotland PVG checked in a purpose-built music school as well as online. Find out why so many customers choose McBain Music School to provide them with music lessons by BOOKING a lesson today.

Creating future musicians today

With so much information bombarded on us online, it can be confusing for students on what they should be learning. McBain Music School takes the guesswork out of music lessons making sure your learning experience is both fun and up to date.  At McBain Music School, we teach using the most up-to-date teaching methods on the highest quality instruments and the latest technology. There are many benefits that come with signing up for music lessons at McBain Music School.

Whether you are looking to learn an instrument from scratch, build on existing skills or learn new styles, you can trust us to deliver fun and engaging music lessons taught by fully qualified teachers to make sure you are learning the right way.

 All music lessons are individually tailored by our teachers who know how to bring out the best in their students. We teach all styles and provide lessons for students looking to sit:







Graded exams including Rockschool, Trinity, and ABRSM

School syllabus exams from National 1 to Advanced Higher

Duke Of Edinburgh Award Scheme

Performance/Teaching Diploma

Not keen on going down the exam route? No problem, we can focus on teaching you your favourite songs so you can learn for enjoyment.  At McBain Music School we have a vast library of songs available as well as backing tracks for you to play along with step by step instructions on how to play them. Our fully qualified teachers will guide you all the way.

Even if you've never played an instrument before  BOOKLESSON with one of our teachers and see where it takes you. McBain Music School will help you every step of the way on your musical journey.


We are situated at Unit 6, 50 Cotton Street AB11 5EE. With FREE PRIVATE PARKING outside and a host of local amenities right on our doorstep, you can easily drop off the kids whilst grabbing a coffee or some shopping. 

Please Contact: 07725948288 to enquire about lessons.       

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Are you lost on countless YouTube videos? Unsure what books you should be working through?

McBain Music Schools fully qualified teachers have years of teaching experience to help guide you step by step making sure you achieve your musical goals in the fastest most efficient way.

All ages & Abilities

Lessons suitable for all ages and skill levels. We provide lessons for complete beginners all the way through to more experienced players. Kids, teenagers, adults, pensioners ,from beginner to seasoned enthusiast there is something for everyone.

 tailor-made lessons to your needs

At McBain Music School we understand everyone learns differently and wants to achieve different goals from their lessons. This is why we tailor-make our lessons so whether you want to sit grades, learn songs, or build on a technique we have you covered.

 keeping it fresh

We like to keep up to date with the latest teaching methods. Our teachers regularly attend courses and take exams so we can pass on our knowledge to our students. We  also constantly update our  resources with the latest teaching materials so our students benefit from the most up to date material.

Lessons are fun

Learning an instrument should be fun. Thats why at McBain Music School our students stay longer and excel in their music exams because we believe learning lasts when it has been an enjoyable experience.


Lynne Middler

My son thoroughly enjoys his drum lessons with Billy. He encourages him to progress at a good speed and ensures he is ready to sit his Grades. I would highly recommend lessons with Billy

Meet the Team

Here at McBain Music School all our teachers have years of teaching experience to help all ages and abilities reach their full potential. Go to our contact page and fill out a registration form to start your musical journey.

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