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Prestigious Commission

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 November 2013

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Dates for the first set of New Music Biennial premieres are announced today by PRS for Music Foundation. Beginning in January 2014, the twenty commissions will be performed at concert halls, arts centres, festivals and outdoor spaces across the length and breadth of the UK as well as at two...

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Tickets selling fast

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 October 2013

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On the 3rd November Foden's Band will be promoting a concert at the Victoria Hall, Hanley featuring Foden's, Foden's Youth Band and the 280 strong Can't Sing Choir commencing at 7pm. Speaking about the concert Mark Wilkinson commented ' Following on from our highly successful sell out self promotional concert...

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British Open Gala Concert Review

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 7 October 2013

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On the 8th September Fodens were featured in the British Open Gala Concert alongside Black Dyke and Cory.

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Bridgewater Hall Concert review

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 October 2013

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Fodens Band recently performed the gala concert of the 'Great Northern Brass Arts Festival' with Black Dyke

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Howard Snell returns to Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 September 2013

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Foden's are pleased to announce that Howard Snell will make a welcome return to Foden's in January to conduct a concert at the Bridgewater Hall with guest soloist David Childs.

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Armagh Summer School

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 2 September 2013

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Richard Poole reports from the recent Armagh Summer School

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Self Promotional Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 28 August 2013

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On the 3rd November Fodens will be holding their annual self promotional concert at the Victoria Hall, Hanley.

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Bolsover Summer School

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 16 July 2013

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Final touches are now being put to the Bolsover Summer School which will commence between Tuesday 23rd and Sunday 28th July being held at the Heritage High School in Clowne. The course will be led by Mark Wilkinson and Glyn Williams who will also act as tutors along with fellow...

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Fodens and Dobcross Youth

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 16 May 2013

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On the 4th May players from Foden's band carried out a coaching day upon the invitation of the Dobcross Youth Band and conductor Jonathan Parkes. The coaching day was led by Foden's players Helen Williams, Chris Haigh, Glyn Williams, John Barber and Stuart Baglin who worked on various pieces that...

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Busy time ahead

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 9 May 2013

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On the 12th May Foden's will travel to Norwich where they will perform a gala concert at the St Andrews Hall commencing at 6.30pm following the EABBA contest which will be adjudicated by Glyn Williams. The 18th May sees the band in concert at Turner Sims, Southampton University commencing at 7.30pm.

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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