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Foden's are crowned the 2018 Tameside Whit Friday Champions for the 17th time in 18 years

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 29 May 2018

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From the first Whit Friday Marches in 1884, the event has grown in popularity.

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Lowther Pavillion with Matt Ford 10th June

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 May 2018

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Foden's are looking forward to performing at Lowther Pavillion with Matt Ford on the 10th June in the first of a number of concerts which includes appearances at Gawsworth Hall 15th July and The Sage, Gateshead 17th November. These concerts will be entitled 'Salute to Sinatra and Swing Legends'

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Foden's and Edwin Firth

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 May 2018

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Foden's Band are looking forward to performing in a number of concerts on the 1st and 3rd June to commemorate the life of Edwin Firth.

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Foden's are represented at Buckingham Palace

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 May 2018

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On Tuesday 15th May John Barber and Mark Wilkinson from Foden's Band were invited by Her Majesty the Queen to attend a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace.

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Mike Lovatt and Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 May 2018

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Foden's are pleased to announce that they will accompany Mike Lovatt on his first solo cd at the end of June.

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Foden's Band remember Edwin Firth

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 May 2018

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To those who played in the Famous Foden Band with him, or simply heard him play, Edwin Firth was by far the finest ever cornet player

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Gary Curtin - How to improve your range

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 1 May 2018

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Gary Curtin (Solo Euphonium with Foden's) has prepared a video entitled 'How to improve your range'

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Wonderful workshop with the Fabulous Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 1 May 2018

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Brass players from across North Wales and Cheshire congregated at Abergele Youth and Community Centre on Saturday 28th April to participate in a Brass Band Workshop.

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BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award Final

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 April 2018

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On Friday 20th April Foden's will accompany four shortlisted finalists in a live broadcast from the RNCM commencing at 8pm. As  well as providing accompaniment we will perform a short entertaining programme whilst the Judges deliberate over the performances.

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Foden's secure the services of Michael Bach for the British Open

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 April 2018

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Foden's are pleased to announce that Michael Bach will lead them at the forthcoming British Open in September.

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For any conductor and every audience, Foden’s Band is a musical Magic Carpet. It continually takes the listener to places that few other ensembles rarely even approach Howard Snell