We are accepting applications for boarding and day places for Autumn 2020 entry. 

If you would like to find out more, including information about the Aided Places Scheme, please email admissions@st-marys-music-school.co.uk




Libby Crabtree

Libby Crabtree started her musical training at Cambridge where she sang in Clare Chapel choir. She has since specialised as a baroque soprano, singing with top London ensembles for 20 years, touring and recording as a solo artist. She also appeared and musically directed a long running West End musical for one year.

She is an accomplished choral conductor and currently directs many choral societies and community choirs in Scotland. She runs day workshops, adjudicates music festivals, examines for the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music and has 10 years’ experience as Head of Music in an Edinburgh school. 

Libby Crabtree





Additional Responsibilities

Chorister Singing Lessons


Instrumental Learning

Choir School

Saturday Music Classes


St Mary’s Music School is one of the nine specialist Music and Dance Schools the UK (and the only one in Scotland)  funded by the UK Government and providing the finest training in Britain. It is a co-educational, non-denominational specialist music school, offering a world class standard of music and academic education to musically gifted children aged 9-19 years. It is also the Choir School of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh. It attracts day and boarding pupils from across Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Europe and internationally. 

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