Mike's Professional Biography
MIKE DIXON graduated from Trinity College of Music in 1979 and over the course of his varied and multifaceted career Mike has established himself as one of the leading figures in the West End, Television and Radio as Musical Supervisor, Musical Director, Conductor, Arranger and Composer.
THEATRE INCLUDES: Doctor Dolittle, Mrs Henderson Presents, Oh What A Lovely War, Bodyguard, The Infidel, Taboo, Hair, Zorro, Never Forget, We Will Rock You, Footloose, Grease, Jesus Christ Superstar, Aspects Of Love, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, La Cage Aux Folles, Bernstein’s Peter Pan, Bless The Bride, Mr Cinders, Andy Capp.
TELEVISION INCLUDES: Get Your Act Together, A Life in Song - Tim Rice, Surprise Surprise, D-Day 70 Years On from the Royal Albert Hall, A Life In Song - Don Black, BBC Radio 2Day - Gala Concert, 12 Hours To Please Me, This Is Lionel Richie, Text Santa, Children In Need Rocks the Royal Albert Hall, The Electric Proms, Concert for Diana, Glastonbury 2007, MusiCool, Pop Idol, The Royal Variety Show, Miss World, The British Comedy Awards, The Queen’s Golden Jubilee Rock Concert, The Prince’s Trust 30th Anniversary Concert at the Tower of London, BBC Proms in the Park, An Audience with...Jimmy Tarbuck, Joan Rivers, Another Audience With... Shirley Bassey and An Audience with Lionel Richie...Live!
RADIO INCLUDES: Sir Michael Parkinson: Our Kind of Music, World Cup ’66 LIVE, Battle Of Britain at 75, VE Day at 70, D-Day 70 Years On, JFK - Minute by Minute, Dambusters 70 Years On, BBC Radio 2Day - Gala Concert, 12 Hours To Please Me, Titanic - Minute by Minute, Friday Night Is Music Night, Elvis Forever, Elbow at Abbey Road, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Birthday in the Park, Friday Night Is BOND Night, Cheltenham Jazz Festival – The Billie Holiday Story – The Billy Strayhorn Story, BBC Radio 2 Voice of Musical Theatre Competition.
RECORDINGS INCLUDE: The Shores of Normandy for D-Day 75 with Jim Radford, Mrs Henderson Presents, The Sound of Rodgers & Hammerstein with Helena Blackman, 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).
CONCERTS AND SPECIAL EVENTS INCLUDE: 4th Islamic Solidarity Games: Baku 2017, How To Succeed In Business (Concert Performance), Inaugural European Games Baku 2015: Torch Ceremony, Don Black: From Hackney to Hollywood, New Year's Eve Gala Concert with Jacqui Dankworth, New London Chorale, Huawei Winter Concert, Go Local Concert at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Search For A Twitter Star - Live, Macmillan Centenary Gala, Wimbledon Theatre Centenary Gala, Welcoming The World (London 2012), St Pancras International Royal Opening.
AWARDS INCLUDE: Helpmann Award for Best Musical Direction - We Will Rock You, Sony Radio Awards and New York Radio Awards (with Phil Critchlow and Jonathan Mayo for TBI Media in association with BBC Drama) - Minute by Minute Series (Including Titanic, Please Please Me, Dambusters 70 Years On and JFK). Mike is proud to be a Patron of Arts Educational Schools, London.