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Sandbach Transport Festival

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 22 April 2015

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On Sunday 19th April Foden's Band were once again involved in the Sandbach Transport Parade. Due to roadworks in the area the format of the weekend changed and this year included a classic car show as well as music festival on the cobbles.

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Foden's & Foden's Youth Band's set for premiere

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 13 April 2015

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On 2nd May Foden's Band and their critically acclaimed Foden's Youth Band will premiere a brand new composition by Andrew Stevenson. The piece titled 'Tales of Myths and Legends' takes inspiration from myths and legends of Cheshire.

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Youth Band in Love Music Trust Celebration

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 27 March 2015

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The Foden's Youth Band performed the leading role in a special 'celebration concert' hosted by our partners Love Music Trust. 

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Foden's looking forward to new projects

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 27 March 2015

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After a busy start to the year and rewarding performances at the RNCM and North West Area we now have a 3 week break before our busy diary starts again The band will be featured on BBC TV in a couple of weeks time (further details to follow soon) as well...

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Youth Band set for Celebration Performance

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 16 March 2015

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The Foden's Youth Band are all set for their performance next Wednesday (25th March) at Victoria Hall Hanley. 

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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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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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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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Festival of Brass 2015

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 November 2014

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On the 24th January 2015 Foden's will once again perform at the prestigious RNCM Festival of Brass. The band will be conducted in an exciting and challenging programme by Bramwell Tovey and will also accompany our guest soloist Mark O'Keefe (Principal Trumpet with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra) The following day Foden's...

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Foden's in Kendal

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 November 2014

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Please see a review from our Concert with the British Sea Powerhttp://www.cumbrialive.co.uk/home/cumbria-s-top-brass-find-home-in-new-venue-1.1174068

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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