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We know that for most teachers, time is critical, which is why at Dawsons Education, we aim to make choosing the products you need to teach Music as easy and hassle-free as possible!

Our dedicated Education division is one of the foremost suppliers of musical equipment to schools, colleges and universities in the UK and internationally. We stock the broadest range of musical instruments and equipment available, which makes Dawsons Education your one-stop-shop for all your musical requirements. We also add new products to our range as soon as they become available.

Education Team

The team is led by Director of Education, William Thompson, a former music teacher and advisor. Supporting William are a team of highly trained advisors, who are all musicians, so whether it’s what software would be best for your classroom or what you would need to amplify your performances, we can help.

Click here or on the catalogue image below to view our latest catalogue:

Dawsons Education Catalogue


We know that budgets are tight, so we keep our prices as competitive as possible without compromising on the quality of the products we supply. Most education establishments are entitled to ex VAT pricing, which is what appears within our catalogue. The prices on the main Dawsons website include VAT, so if you find something on the Dawsons website please contact our team and we will be happy to give you the discounted ex-VAT price which you will pay for that item.

If you have a large order, we will do our best to give you the best price possible if you ask us to quote. Please be aware that some prices may be subject to change, but we will always ensure we offer the best prices possible to you.

We also offer a Price Match Promise*, where, if you find the same item at a lower price in another education catalogue, we will match or better it!

Music Technology

Dawsons has unrivalled experience in the development of music ICT facilities in schools around the world, and we will find the best solution to provide a relevant music curriculum through the use of ICT for your school. We can help with the design and installation of facilities including; Recording Studios, Radio Stations, Multi Media Performance Areas and Theatres.

To find out more about how Dawsons can help you to offer Music Technology in your school, watch the video below.

If you would like a free consultation, we would be happy to visit your school to talk through your requirements. Please contact us to make arrangements.

Assisted Instrument Purchase Scheme

The Assisted Instrument Purchase Scheme (AIPS) enables pupils in LEA schools and Academies to purchase instruments without paying VAT. This means that parents will only pay the discounted ex-VAT price quoted in the brochure**. To find out more about this scheme and how it can work for you, contact one of our Education Offices or see the back page of the catalogue.

Dawsons Education Catalogue

International Schools

We work with schools all over the world providing musical instruments, expertise and design and installation consultation. We are happy to work with schools on an individual basis or with consolidators based in the UK or overseas to manage bulk consignments.

Main Education Office

Scotland Office

Northern Ireland and Eire Office

Members of the Dawsons Music Education team are available from 8.00am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

*For full T&C’s, see the main catalogue.

**Some LEAs may also charge a small admin free.