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BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award Final

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 April 2018

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On Friday 20th April Foden's will accompany four shortlisted finalists in a live broadcast from the RNCM commencing at 8pm. As  well as providing accompaniment we will perform a short entertaining programme whilst the Judges deliberate over the performances.

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Foden's secure the services of Michael Bach for the British Open

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 April 2018

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Foden's are pleased to announce that Michael Bach will lead them at the forthcoming British Open in September.

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Heritage Attendance Record Article

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 April 2018

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Another article has just been added to the bands new Heritage Website www.fodensbandheritage.co.uk

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Foden's Launch Heritage Website

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 April 2018

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On the 27th March Foden's Band held a 'Heritage Concert' and 'Heritage Website Launch' to a capacity audience at Sandbach Town Hall. The concert was a celebration of the bands history as well as marking the conclusion of a major fifteen month project.

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Foden's appoint a 'Strategic Arts Funding Advisor'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 March 2018

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Foden's are pleased to announce that Carole Hirst has accepted their offer to become the bands 'Strategic Arts Funding Advisor'

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Foden's and the James Morrison Quartet

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 March 2018

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Foden's are pleased to announce they will appear in concert at the RNCM on Sunday 15th July with the fantastic James Morrison Quartet.

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BIC Contest details announced with Foden's and Matt Ford performing at the Gala Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 March 2018

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Please see below from the BIC website

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BBC Radio 2 'Young Brass Award' finalists announced

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 March 2018

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BBC Radio 2 has announced the names of the four players who have been selected to go through to the final of this year's Young Brass Award on the 20th April to be held at the RNCM.

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Foden's are the Area Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 26 February 2018

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On Sunday 25th February Foden's competed at the North West Area Competition held at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool.

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Review of Foden’s Band visit to Armagh – 3rd February 2018

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 February 2018

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For the 18th consecutive year Foden’s Band visited the city of Armagh in Northern Ireland. The long established ‘special relationship’ between the Sandbach based ensemble, Armagh Old Boys Silver Band and Ivor Stevenson MBE has meant that Foden’s have travelled to perform to audiences and work with young musicians in Armagh...

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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