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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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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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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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Barrow Coaching Day

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 December 2014

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Tutors from Foden's recently held a coaching day with 60 children at a workshop at St Pius X School, Barrow.The event was led by Mark Wilkinson with tutors Richard Poole, Neil Raisbeck, Sarah Lenton, John Barber, Stewart Baglin and Mark Landon who worked on a variety of pieces with the...

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Brass Training Day 2014

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 29 September 2014

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EAST ANGLIAN BRASS BAND ASSOCIATION  BRASS TRAINING DAY 2014 On Sunday 28th September the East Anglian Brass Band Association held its Annual Brass Training Day at the Hewett School, Norwich. Fifty-five delegates from the age of 11 upwards had enrolled on the course and were looking forward to benefitting from the tutors...

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Foden's Improvisation Masterclass

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 27 May 2014

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On the 22nd June Foden's Composer-in-Residence Andy Scott and Solo Trombone John Barber will hold a Jazz improvisation class at the Foden's bandroom in Sandbach. At the class Andy and John will give an insight into how the classically-trained musician may unlock the mysteries of jazz and improvising as well as talking...

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Youth Band Strengthen Links

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 22 April 2014

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Foden's Youth Band would like to congratulate all of young musicians who performed at the recent National Youth Brass Band Championships in Salford.

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Rhyl Coaching Day

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 31 March 2014

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On the 12th April Beulah Brass will be holding a coaching day with members from Foden'sSpeaking about the forthcoming workshop the event organiser Mary Wallace commented "All at Beulah Brass are looking forward to working with Mark Wilkinson, Helen Williams, Glyn Williams, Lesley Poole, Stu Baglin and Shaun Farrington." The coaching...

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Lions Workshop

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 31 March 2014

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Lions Youth Brass have recently undertaken a workshop with The Foden's Band ahead of their debut performance at Music For Youth and also their third consecutive performance in the Championship Section at the National Youth Championships in April.

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Foden's players in North East Derbyshire Coaching day

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 February 2014

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On the 22nd March players from Foden's will be involving in a 'free' coaching day on behalf of the North Derbyshire District Council

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