Who we are

Musicgenius is run by Phil Dawson, a professional musician, composer and teacher who has taught at all levels of music education including primary and secondary music in a large variety of schools and colleges including GCSE, ‘A’-level and BTEC.

Phil has taught extensively in higher education via lecturing on a BA in Music Performance as well as a BMus. He has also coached and mentored musicians who subsequently worked with major artists as diverse as Amy Winehouse, N-Dubz and The Streets, including at the Britten Centre in Suffolk. He holds a PGCert from the University of Sussex. He is co-author of Guitar Strumming Patterns (2021) and How to Use Popular Chords (2020), both Flametree Publishing.