Mike Dixon

Musical Director

Mike Dixon graduated from Trinity College of Music in 1979 and since then has become one of the most experienced and respected musical forces in London’s West End and on British television. His work spans all genres of music as Musical Supervisor, Musical Director, Arranger and Composer. Theatre: Hair, Zorro, Never Forget, We Will Rock You, Daddy Cool, Footloose, Grease, Jesus Christ Superstar, Aspects Of Love, Doctor Dolittle, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, La Cage Aux Folles, Bernstein’s Peter Pan, Bless The Bride, Mr Cinders, Andy Capp, Godspell, Look To The Rainbow, Dame Shirley Bassey’s The Dame is Back! (Arena Tour)

Television: Over The Rainbow, Children In Need Rocks the Albert Hall, The Electric Proms, Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, We Are Most Amused, For One Night Only, Concert for Diana, Glastonbury 2007, MusiCool, Pop Idol, The Royal Variety Show, Miss World, The British Comedy Awards, Star For a Night, Call Up The Stars, Night of a Thousand Stars, The Brian Conley Show, The Shane Ritchie Experience, Whatever You Want, Late Night with Jerry Springer, We Are The Champions; A Nation Celebrates, The Queen’s Jubilee Rock Concert, The Prince’s Trust 30th Anniversary Concert at the Tower of London, BBC Proms in the Park, Saturday Night Divas, Guilty Pleasures, An Audience with… Jimmy Tarbuck, Joan Rivers, Another Audience With… Shirley Bassey and An Audience with Lionel Richie… Live! Radio: ‘Elvis Forever’ Radio 2 Hyde Park 2010, Elbow at Abbey Road, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Birthday in the Park, Friday Night Is BOND Night, Cheltenham Jazz Festival’s The Billie Holiday Story, The Billy Strayhorn Story, Friday Night Is Music Night, BBC Radio 2 Voice of Musical Theatre Competition.

Recordings: The Performance with Dame Shirley Bassey, Zorro, Seven by Tony Banks with The London Philharmonic Orchestra, We Will Rock You, Grease, Doctor Dolittle, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Aspects of Love, Evita (The Movie). Special Events: Welcoming The World (Project for London 2012), St Pancras International Royal Opening, Launch of Ventura, Launch of Arcadia, Wimbledon Theatre Centenary Gala.

Awards: Australian Entertainment Industry Helpmann Award 2004 for Best Musical Direction.