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Viewing entries posted in 2010

Player departures and signings

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 June 2010

Fodens are pleased to announce that the bands Assistant Principal Cornet Richard Poole will take over the vacant Soprano position. Richard has covered for Alan Wycherley on a number of occasions during the past couple of years as well as during Alan's recent health problems. Anna Hughes-Williams makes a...

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Fodens and Cheshire East team up

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 June 2010

Foden's Band and Cheshire East team up     As part of the Foden's and Cheshire East 'Partnership' Foden's Band have arranged the first 'Inaugural Cheshire East Schools Music Competition' to be held at Congleton Town Hall next month.

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Garry Cutt and Fodens end their relationship

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 May 2010

After a six year association Fodens Band and Garry Cutt have sadly parted company

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Bridgewater Hall

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 May 2010

Fodens were featured guests in the Gala concert of the 'Great Northern Brass Arts Festival' held at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester on the 9th May. The Festival is seen as one of the major event in the brass band calendar.

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Fundraising

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 29 April 2010

For all those who ever shop online... and even those who don't, just take a second to check this out on behalf of Fodens.   Fodens  have recently registered with a fundraising website called www.easyfundraising.org.uk - the site is designed to raise money for charities and causes.   Here's how it works...

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CD Recordings

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 27 April 2010

Fodens band have been busy in the recording studio recently recording two new cd's for release in September

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New signing at Fodens

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 April 2010

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Fodens cornet section become Besson endorsees

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 2 April 2010

Fodens Cornet section have now become Besson endorsees

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Neish leaves Fodens

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 26 March 2010

Speaking about his departure Les commented "I’ve been considering leaving Fodens for a few months now, mainly because I can no longer give the band the commitment I would like because of my busy schedule.

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Fodens players on TV

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 March 2010

Viewers tuning into bbc 2's real life documentary 'A Band for Britain' on Monday 22nd March would have seen members of Fodens Band assisting the Dinnington Band in sectional and full rehearsals prior to a concert with the Grimethorpe Band.

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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