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Glyn wins Brass Band World Solo CD of the year

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 November 2011

Fodens are pleased to announce that star Euphonium Glyn Williams has won the 'Brass Band World Cd of the Year' for his cd release 'Lure of the Red Jacket'http://www.4barsrest.com/news/detail.asp?id=14245 Speaking about the announcement Mark Wilkinson commented ' Everyone at Fodens would like to congratulate Glyn on winning this prestigious award...

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Cd review

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 1 November 2011

4bars rest have recently reviewed the 'Dreaming of the Masters cd' featuring guest soloist Jens Lindemann conducted by James Gourlay recorded in January 2011

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John Barber Audi and Courtois

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 25 October 2011

John Barber the bands star Solo Trombone player was recently interviewed by 4barsrest at the Fodens Solo Contest whilst sat in an Audi Car

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Fodens in concert at the Regent Hall, London

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 24 October 2011

On the eve of the 'National Championships of Great Britain' Fodens were in fine form at the Regent Hall, London conducted by Allan Withington For a review of the concert courtesy of 4Barsrest please click on the below linkhttp://www.4barsrest.com/reviews/concerts/con767.asp

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National Championship of Great Britain

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 October 2011

On Saturday 15th October Fodens conducted by Allan Withington competed in the 'National Championship of Great Britain' held at the Royal Albert Hall, London where each band performed the set test piece 'Breath of Souls' by Paul Lovatt Cooper.

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Fodens entertain and coach in Dolgellau

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 20 October 2011

On Saturday 1st October 2011 Foden’s Band headed for their fourth annual visit to Dolgellau in Gwynedd.

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Fodens Solo and Quartet contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 9 October 2011

On the 8th October Fodens held their first Solo, Air Varie, Duet and Quartet competition at Sandbach Boys School.

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Foden's launch Iphone App

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 September 2011

Foden's have launched what they believe is the first Brass Band 'App' for the Iphone. Speaking about the launch Mark Wilkinson said ' We are extremely pleased to announce the launch of the Foden's App which has been designed by Soprano player Richard Poole.

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Music Termz iPhone App Launch

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 September 2011

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Fodens involved in world record

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 September 2011

On Saturday 23rd July Foden’s Band entertained crowds as part of the finale to a world record breaking game of rugby. To mark the 150 years celebration of Congleton Rugby Club two teams competed in the World Record attempt for the longest game ever and at the request of new...

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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