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Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 November 2015

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(pictured above Werner Duwe, Owen Farr, Gaelle Lefevre, John Wallace CBE)

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Foden's Solo Contest Results 2015

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 3 November 2015

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On Saturday 31st October 2015 the annual 'Foden's Solo Contest' took place at Sandbach School. Now in it's 5th year, the contest attracts entrants from across the UK as well as Europe with entries from France and Belgium this year.

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A Child Like You shortlisted for award

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 29 October 2015

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Foden's Band are pleased to announce that 'A Child Like You' from the pen of their composer in residence Andy Scott has been shortlisted (final three works) in the Wind & Brass Category at the British Composer Awards with the winner due to be announced on the 9th December at...

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Foden's Band Lottery

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 29 October 2015

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The 'Weather Lottery' was set up to help good causes across the UK both large and small. It's a great way to support your favourite charity and there's a chance you could win £25,000 weekly.

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Foden's Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 28 October 2015

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The 'Foden's Solo Contest' is the largest of its kind in this country and last year attracted over 170 competitors who competed in 18 different classes. Once again we have received a similar number of entrants who will be travelling from Norway, Belgium, France as well as this country to...

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Foden's announce RNCM Festival Programme

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 16 October 2015

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Foden's are delighted to have be invited once again to perform at the prestigeous 'RNCM Brass Band Festival' in January 2016. The festival is regarded as one of the most important festivals of brass band music, often featuring new commissions, ground breaking performances of contemporary repertoire as well as classics...

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Nick Birch Joins Foden's

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 13 October 2015

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Foden's are pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Birch who joined the band prior to their appearance at the National Finals last weekend.

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Foden's Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 October 2015

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On the 31st October Foden's Band will once again host their annual Solo Contest to be held at Sandbach Boys School

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Granville Jennings long service award

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 September 2015

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During a concert at Sandbach Town Hall on the 17th September Foden's Band made a 'long Service award' presentation to librarian Granville Jennings.

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Foden's Youth Band to kick off 4th season with free concert

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 21 September 2015

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During the last academic year Foden's Youth Band continued to develop in many areas thanks to the incredible support received from Besson, Love Music Trust & RNCM. Over the past year the band commissioned new works, promoted concerts in new venues and even received its first ever set of stand banners.

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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