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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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Armagh Summer School

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 17 February 2016

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Details have now been released for the 16th consecutive summer school in Armagh, Northern Ireland which features Foden's tutors and conductors.

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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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Foden's Solo Contest Results 2015

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 3 November 2015

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On Saturday 31st October 2015 the annual 'Foden's Solo Contest' took place at Sandbach School. Now in it's 5th year, the contest attracts entrants from across the UK as well as Europe with entries from France and Belgium this year.

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Foden's announce RNCM Festival Programme

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 16 October 2015

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Foden's are delighted to have be invited once again to perform at the prestigeous 'RNCM Brass Band Festival' in January 2016. The festival is regarded as one of the most important festivals of brass band music, often featuring new commissions, ground breaking performances of contemporary repertoire as well as classics...

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Foden's Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 October 2015

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On the 31st October Foden's Band will once again host their annual Solo Contest to be held at Sandbach Boys School

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Foden's Youth Band to kick off 4th season with free concert

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 21 September 2015

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During the last academic year Foden's Youth Band continued to develop in many areas thanks to the incredible support received from Besson, Love Music Trust & RNCM. Over the past year the band commissioned new works, promoted concerts in new venues and even received its first ever set of stand banners.

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Foden's launch new Junior Band

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 10 September 2015

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Foden's Band are proud to announce the launch of the 'Foden's Junior Band' to be run in partnership with the ‘Accent’ Music Education Hub and existing Foden’s Youth Band partners Besson and the Royal Northern College of Music.

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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