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Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 30 January 2015

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We have recently come across footage of Foden's Band that you may find interesting via British Pathe taken in 1937 and 1938. At Foden's are very proud of our illustrious past and dedicate a regular feature in our Patrons Magazine.

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New Solo Horn Signs

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 30 January 2015

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Foden's are pleased to announce the signing of Steve Ridler on Solo Horn. Speaking about the appointment Mark Wilkinson commented 'All at Foden's are pleased to welcome Steve to the band following the departure of Dan Powell who has moved away from the area.

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Bram back with Foden's

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 26 January 2015

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This week Foden's had the privilege of being conducted by Bramwell Tovey who made a welcome return to the band as well as the pleasure of accompanying Mark O'Keefe our guest Trumpet soloist. On Saturday 24th January the band performed a concert as part of the prestigious RNCM Festival of Brass consisting of   Deo...

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Foden's and British Sea Power

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 26 January 2015

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Following a successful concert in November with the British Sea Power http://britishseapower.officialstore.co.uk/Content/all Foden's were subsequently approached to record a CD with the BSP to be released on the 1st March 2015 BSP are a six-piece band  originating from Cumbria, Yorkshire, Ealing and Shropshire and are currently based in East Sussex and on the...

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Glyn celebrates 20 years

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 26 January 2015

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On the 17th January Glyn Williams celebrated 20 years as the bands Solo Euphonium player. During this time Glyn has confirmed his place as one of the leading Euphonium players in the World with various instrumental awards at the Open, Nationals and Brass in Concert Championships. Nick Childs (Glyn's tutor at the time...

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Love Music Trust to form a Primary School Brass Band

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 15 January 2015

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Foden's Band are delighted that our partners, Love Music Trust (the local music education HUB provider), have announced that they are to form a new junior brass band.

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Festival of Brass 2015

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 2 January 2015

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In January Foden's will once again perform at the prestigious RNCM 'Festival of Brass' conducted by Bramwell Tovey and Michael Fowles featuring guest soloist Mark O'Keefe   Paul Hindmarsh the Festival Director gives an overview of bands and repertoire to be featured during the Festival.  http://www.4barsrest.com/articles/2014/1473.asp#.VJSBG8PpAGA

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Besson launch 'Urban Play'

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 2 January 2015

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Besson Instruments, partners of Foden's Band and Foden's Youth Band are released a brand new mobile app which is set to revolutionise the way young players practise.  The App was brought with them to the recent Foden's Solo Competition in November prior to it's recent launch. 

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Jens Lindemann awarded 'Member of the Order of Canada'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 2 January 2015

All at Foden's would like to congratulate one of our Vice Presidents Jens Lindemann who has become a 'Member of the Order of Canada' in the country’s latest honours list. The prestig

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Lions and Foden's continued support

Posted by Nigel Birch on 2 January 2015

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foden's are delighted to publish the following letter recieved from Nigel Birch, Musical Director Lions Youth Brass...

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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