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Armagh Young Soloists

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 17 February 2015

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During our recent visit to Armagh, Northern Ireland, Foden's took part in one of our events of the year; 'Armagh Young Soloists Concert'. The event is designed for young brass & percussion players of all ages to have the chance to perform accompanied by Foden's Band.

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Foden's set for Patrons Concert

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 16 February 2015

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Tuesday 17th February will see Foden's perform in the annual 'Patrons Concert' at Sandbach School.

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Northern Ireland Visit

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 12 February 2015

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On Friday 6th February Foden’s  made its annual pilgrimage to Northern Ireland as guests of the Armagh Old Boy’s Brass Band. Now in its 15thconsecutive year, this trip is one of the undoubted highlights of Foden’s hectic concert schedule.On Saturday Foden's held a 3 hour rehearsal with 20 highly talented youngsters who’s ages...

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Festival of Brass Performance Reviewed

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 5 February 2015

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On the 24th January Foden's appeared in concert at the RNCM as part of the prestigious 'Festival of Brass' conducted by the world renowned conductor Bramwell Tovey as well as Musical Director Michael Fowles. For many years now the Saturday evening at the RNCM festival has been performed by Foden's, featuring...

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Amersham Coaching Day

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 5 February 2015

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On Saturday 31st January a team of tutors comprising of Mark Wilkinson, Helen Williams, Glyn Williams, Stuart Baglin, Mark Landon and Michael Fowles travelled to the Amersham Band to take sectional and full rehearsals ahead of the bands appearance in the 2nd section of the London and Southern Counties Regional...

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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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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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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