New Arrivals in Sandbach

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 10 July 2018

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Foden's are pleased to announce the appointment of Ashley Jeffers on Solo Baritone and Wilson Taylor on Solo Cornet.

Ashley spent 13 years with the Pemberton Organisation where she moved from playing in their 'B' band to the Pemberton Band on Solo Baritone. In 2014 Ashley left Pemberton to join Leyland on Solo Baritone. Ashley's first official engagement with Foden's will be at the RNCM on the 15th July where they will share the stage with James Morrison.

Wilson is the product of the 'Lions' organisation in Sandbach. Wilson progressed through their various training bands before moving to the Youth band where he spent 3 years on Principal Cornet as well as being a member of Foden's Youth. Upon commencing his studies at Birmingham Conservatoire he spent a year as their Principal Cornet as well as joining the Tredegar Band on Solo cornet in 2015.

Speaking about the appointments Mark Wilkinson commented 'The band are extremely pleased to announce these signings before we break for Summer. Both players bring a wealth of experience to the band and will be major additions as we look forward to the new contesting season.'

Foden's would like to thank both Luke Pallister and Sarah Lenton for their time with the band.

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