Welcome to the home of music in Barking and Dagenham

Lockdown Performances

Music-making in the borough has not stopped, click here to view some of our CMS lockdown, and TRY orchestra performances, as well  out Recital evening and performances by  London Music Fund Scholars.

We are now featuring the latest Gateway2Music video from March 2021.

Theory Introductory Course


The new online LBBD CMS Introductory Music Theory Course has been written and devised especially for LBBD CMS pupils already playing instruments and will help you gain a better understanding of music theory and help you with your instrumental lessons. More information here.

The Frederick C Jones Young Musician Competition 2020

Founded in 1996, the Frederick C Jones Young Musician Competition is open to pupils within the borough Grade 5 and above.