Fodens Press Release

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 August 2008

In the hectic weeks leading up to the bands latest CD recording, the Fodens Band have been putting something back into banding.

Upon return from the bands Easter break, Fodens performed alongside the Sandbach School Big Band and Lions Youth band in a concert to celebrate the start of Sandbach Transport Festival. The concert held at Sandbach School was a huge success with over 500 people in attendance.

During the same weekend a group of players from Fodens traveled to Oldham Music centre for a coaching day organised by Oldham Music Services for its brass bands and school ensembles. The day included a series of master classes, sectional and full rehearsals by Glyn Williams, Helen Fox, Anna Hughes, Toby Hobson, Dave Morton and Gareth Westwood prior to an hour concert where works included 'Shine as the Light' and Music for a festival'.

Last weekend Fodens recorded a new exciting CD of original compositions conducted by Bram Tovey, further details of this ground breaking CD will be released in due course

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