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Foden's secures major Arts Council Grant

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 May 2016

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Foden’s Band secures major award from Arts Council England through ‘Grants for the Arts’ for “Three Year Strategic Music and Audience Development Plan 2016-2019”.

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Keele Partnership Launched with Workshop and Concert

Posted by Nicholas Reyland on 2 May 2016

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Brass musicians young and old came to Keele last weekend for a workshop and concert celebrating a new partnership between Foden’s and Music & Music Technology at Keele. Tutors from Foden’s worked with two brass bands – beginners conducted by Anna Hughes-Williams and more advanced conducted by Mark Wilkinson throughout...

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Bandroom Fire

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 24 April 2016

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Press Release – Foden’s Bandroom Fire

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Foden's in concert with The Chanterelles, Macclesfield on the 16th April

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 April 2016

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Foden's Brass Band will appear in concert on Saturday 16th April with the award winning 'The Chanterelles' at St Michael and All Angels Church, Market Place, Macclesfield commencing at 7pm

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Accent present Foden’s Spectacular

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 April 2016

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Foden’s Band are pleased to announce that, for the first time, they will share the stage with Foden’s Youth Band & the new Foden’s Junior Band in a concert promoted by Accent Music Education Hub (Warrington).

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Shirebrook to feature Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 25 February 2016

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Shirebrook Town Council has announced further support for the brass banding movement with the welcome news that it will once again host the Shirebrook Town Music Festival linked through the innovative Grant for the Arts funding from Arts Council England.

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Annual Awards & Patrons Concert

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 19 February 2016

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On Tuesday 16th February the annual Patrons Concert took place at Sandbach School. 

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Praise for Youth Band Festival Appearance

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 17 February 2016

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On 31st January the Foden's Youth Band were invited to perform at the prestigeous Royal Northern College of Music Festival of Brass. For decades, the festival has been a showcase of the worlds leading brass bands performing original brass band repertoire and often giving premieres of new works.

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Foden's support Young Soloists in Armagh

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 9 February 2016

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On Friday 5th February Foden’s made its annual pilgrimage to Northern Ireland as guests of the Armagh Old Boy’s Brass Band. Now in its 16th consecutive year, this trip is one of the undoubted highlights of Foden’s hectic concert schedule.On Saturday Foden's held a 3 hour rehearsal accompanying 35 young soloists as well as providing performance tips.

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Foden's Junior Band set for first ever performance

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 16 November 2015

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The recently formed Foden's Junior Band are gearing up for their first ever performance, less than 3 months after forming.

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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