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Foden's announce new Bflat Bass addition

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 27 May 2016

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Following their recent victory at the 'Tameside Whit Friday' march contest the North West Area Champions have announced the signing of Andy Cattanach on Bflat Bass.

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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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Player Changes at Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 January 2016

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Foden's are pleased to announce that Melanie Whyle has been appointed as the bands new Flugel Horn Player and Leon Renilson joins on Repiano.

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David Thornton wins the 'British Bandsman' Solo CD of the Year

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 December 2015

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The latest award follows a recent annoucement that David had also been awarded the 'Brass Band World' solo CD of the year.

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David Thornton wins the Brass Band World 'Solo CD of the Year'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 November 2015

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Foden's are pleased to announce that David Thornton has won the 'BBW Solo CD of the Year' for his recording 'Parallel Realities' which takes a cutting-edge approach to euphonium repertoire.

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Nick Birch Joins Foden's

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 13 October 2015

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Foden's are pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Birch who joined the band prior to their appearance at the National Finals last weekend.

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Sarah Lenton is awarded the 'Harry Mortimer Award' from the RNCM

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 September 2015

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On Saturday 5th September Sarah Lenton (the bands solo baritone player) was presented with the 'Harry Mortimer Award' prior to the results ceremony at the British Open.

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Hellos and Goodbyes at Foden's

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 3 July 2015

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Foden's have announced that Solo Cornet player Andrew Stevenson has left Foden's to commence a career in the RAF. Over the past 3 years Andrew has been a fully committed member of Foden's whilst being a student at the RNCM.

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David Gillson join Foden's on Flugel

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 26 June 2015

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Foden's are pleased to announce the signing of David Gillson as Flugel Horn Soloist. David is a previous member of Grimethorpe Band where he played Solo cornet and joins from the Fairey Band, where he held the same position, as well as covering on Principal cornet.

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Foden's announce that David Thornton has joined the band on Solo Euphonium

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 5 June 2015

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Foden's announce that David Thornton has joined the band on Solo Euphonium.

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