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Fodens outline plans for a Training Weekend

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 28 October 2008

Fodens principal players will be holding a coaching weekend at Sandbach School on the 13th and 14th December 2008. Speaking about the training weekend Mark Wilkinson said ' For a number of years Fodens have been actively involved in numerous training events with various youth organisations, music services as well...

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Foden's reach No.1 ranking

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 October 2008

Foden's Brass Band can now boast being the best band in the world after receiving conformation that they have now been ranked No1 in the 'World Brass Band Rankings' . Following the band's last two contests which saw them win the 'British Open' at the Symphony Hall In Birmingham and...

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Review of concert at Regent Hall

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 October 2008

You can’t beat having a bit of confidence can you? Winning breeds it in abundance and the reigning British Open Champion came to London riding on a musical crest of a four-week wave following their Birmingham triumph.

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Foden's in 2nd place (now with the adjudicators' remarks)

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 October 2008

Foden's Band have been placed 2nd at the 'National Finals' held at the Royal Albert Hall, London on Saturday 11th October 2008.

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Glyn Williams wins soloist prize

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 September 2008

Foden's band's principal Euphonium player Glyn Williams had plenty to celebrate at Symphony Hall on the weekend, and as a result not only added a second British Open title to his CV, but also managed to emulate his new wife.Fantastic day Glyn married Helen Fox, the band's flugel player a...

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Fodens Impress the judges

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 September 2008

It seems the three men in the box were mightily impressed by Fodens winning performance.David Read: Smooth opening, lovely sounds and musical through to close 2- Neat – good percussion. Rhythmic – I enjoy this. 10 – Beautiful sounds and so well shaped.

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Fodens take British Open Crown

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 September 2008

The Fodens Band has been crowned the 156th British Open Brass Band Champions.Superb With a rendition of Edward Gregson's 'Rococo Variations' described by one of the three adjudicators as a 'superb performance' of a 'tremendous piece', Fodens took the title for the second time since 2004 under the baton of...

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Review of latest Foden CD

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 September 2008

8th September 2008 Go to 4barsrest.com for review of Boscombe & Foden’s Live CD.    

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Love Is In The Air At Fodens

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 September 2008

5th September 2008

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Personnel Change

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 September 2008

3rd September 2008

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Foden's band maintains a world class reputation for providing entertainment in the field of brass music with a tradition and unique style Mark Wilkinson