Meet The Team – Linda (Customer Service)

Hello! My name is Linda and I work in the customer service and sales department at Dawkes Music. My life would be incomplete without music! I’ve been singing and dancing for as far back as I can remember.


Meet The Team – Matt (Brass Dept)

Hi! My name is Matt and I am a Brass Instrument Specialist here at Dawkes Music.


G is for great – or is it? New G-Reeds for Saxophones…

You may have noticed, if you were in the market for new reeds (or even your trusty usual ones!) and were perusing our website, that some new ones have popped up under our synthetic reed tab. Enter, G-REEDS!


5 Minutes with…Andrew Marriner (Principal Clarinet LSO)


We managed to catch up briefly with Andrew Marriner – Principal Clarinet with the London Symphony Orchestra and we fired a few questions at him to help all you Clarinet players out there. Andrew Marriner has held the position of principal clarinet in the LSO since 1986, when he succeeded the late Jack Brymer. During his orchestral career Andrew has maintained a presence on the worldwide solo concert platform, in the field of chamber music, and as a teacher. (


Tim Ower (Sax) – Life on the road…


Tim Ower – Saxophonist

Tim is a London based Saxophonist and a graduate of Leeds College of Music, he has gone on to perform and tour across the UK and internationally with a diverse range of award-winning artists and groups spanning a multitude of genres, from working with pop and commercial artists on the stadium circuit and festivals to performing with renowned techno DJ’s, Bollywood film composers and touring with original groups playing in rock venues and jazz clubs.