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Patrons concert and awards

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 February 2013

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On Tuesday 19th February Fodens held their annual Patrons concert to a packed Sandbach School with over 500 Patrons in attendance.

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Fodens in Armagh

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 February 2013

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On the 8th February Foden’s band made its now annual pilgrimage to Northern Ireland as guests of the Armagh Old Boy’s Brass Band. Now in its 13thconsecutive year, this trip is one of the undoubted highlights of Foden’s hectic concert schedule.

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Presentation for Fodens Youth Band

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 February 2013

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Fresh from their first performance at RNCM Festival of Brass the Foden's Youth Band are delighted to announce a number of new supporters who have been helping the band to blossom.   The FYB members were recently presented with an individual copy of the bands first ever official photograph courtesy...

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New Management Structure at Fodens

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 2 February 2013

Fodens announce a new Management Structure   Speaking about the new management structure Andy Rolfe from fodens said 'Since winning the Nationals and British Open titles last year Fodens have looked into their operating Management structure and decided to make a number of significant changes to help it achieve its...

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Fodens Players in the Isle of Man

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 January 2013

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Players of the Manx Youth Band and Manx Concert Brass were delighted recently when they welcomed members of Fodens Band to the Isle of Man for a weekend of workshop rehearsals.   Over an intensive three days, Mark Wilkinson (Principal Cornet), Glyn Williams (Principal Euphonium), Helen Williams (Flugel Horn) and...

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More awards for Fodens

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 7 January 2013

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Following on from the various 4barsrest 2012 nomination awards Fodens are pleased to announce they have won 'Band of the Year' 'Conductor of the Year' Cd and runner up of the year' 'Contest performance of the year' and Glyn Williams just missing out on 'Player of the Year.' Speaking about...

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Fodens and Lions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 7 January 2013

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Lions Youth Brass and their Musical Director Nigel Birch are delighted to announce that they will once again be assisted by the Double Champion Fodens Band for their next major project.

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Richard and Lesley get married

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 January 2013

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All at Fodens would like to congratulate Richard Poole and Lesley Howie on their recent marriage. The happy couple tied the knot on Sunday 30th December in front of family, friends and band members who played at the service. Mr and Mrs Poole return from honeymoon on Monday 7th January.

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Vote for Fodens!!!

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 January 2013

Fodens are very pleased to have been nominated in a number of different categories for the '4barsrest 2012 awards'

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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