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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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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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Allan Withington Conductors School

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 July 2014

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Between the 28th June and the 4th July Foden's Band hosted the annual Allan Withington Conducting School in Sandbach.Twelve conductors from the Uk, Switzerland, Norway, Nigeria and Denmark spent a week in Sandbach where they worked with the Roberts Bakery Band in full rehearsals, as well as a 10-piece ensemble...

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Allan Withington Conducting School

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 27 June 2014

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On the 28th June Allan Withington`s annual Conductors Summer School will take place in Sandbach, Cheshire, hosted by Foden's. During the course of the week, 12 students from across Europe with get the opportunity to work with the Roberts Bakery Band in full rehearsals as well as a free outdoor 10...

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Snell CD Released

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 June 2014

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We are pleased to announce that the bands latest CD release 'We Meet Again' featuring compositions and arrangements by Howard Snell is now available for purchase via the bands online shop The band enjoyed preparing the material for the cd as well as being conducted by Howard.

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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