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4barsrest 2011 Award Nominations

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 December 2011

4barsrest are presently holding their annual awards for 2011

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Happy Christmas

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 24 December 2011

All at Fodens would like to wish all our supporters, patrons and fellow bandspeople a very Happy Christmas!!!!

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End of Year Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 December 2011

On Sunday 11th December Foden's held their annual Christmas Concert at Sandbach Boys School to a capacity audience which included the band's President Mark Greaves as well as the band's Vice Presidents and special guests. The audience were treated to a variety of Christmas and non Christmas music conducted by...

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Ipad App

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 December 2011

Foden's Band are pleased to announce that the 'Foden's App' which was originally designed for the Iphone has now been launched on the Ipad. Speaking about the release Mark Wilkinson said 'Foden's Band were the first Brass Band to launch an App on the Iphone which was released to give...

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Love is in the air

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 December 2011

Fodens band would like to congratulate Soprano Richard Poole and Solo Horn Lesley Howie on their recent engagement.

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Recordings, Concerts and Christmas Function

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 December 2011

Fodens have been in the recording studio again on the 3/4th December to record our latest cd 'Patrons Choice 5' which is due for release at the bands Patrons concert in February featuring concert pieces and solos requested by the bands 500+ patrons.

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More cd awards for Fodens, Jens and Glyn

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 29 November 2011

Following the recent press release announcing that Glyn Williams had won the Brass Band World Solo cd of the Year and Jens Lindemann had been the runner up, Fodens are pleased to announce that Jens Lindemanns Solo cd 'Dreaming of the Masters' accompanied by Fodens and directed by James Gourlay...

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Brass In Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 25 November 2011

On the 20th November Fodens competed at the 'Brass in Concert' contest at the Sage, Gateshead.

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Fodens announce programme for RNCM

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 November 2011

Fodens Band have announced their programme to be performed at the RNCM on 28th January 2012 The programme will be conducted by Howard Snell and Mike Fowles and features an exciting mix of new and old compositions including works by Heaton, Sparke, Ireland and Stephenson as well as a new...

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2012 Summer Schools

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 November 2011

In 2012 members of Fodens will yet again be involved in various summer schools helping train and encourage the next generation of budding brass and percussion players as well as some of the older musicians who use these summer schools as their annual holiday where they enjoy a week of...

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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