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Foden's Solo and Quartet Contest

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 30 April 2015

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We are pleased to announce that our Annual Solo Contest will take place in Sandbach on the 31st October.

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Foden's & Foden's Youth Band's set for premiere

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 13 April 2015

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On 2nd May Foden's Band and their critically acclaimed Foden's Youth Band will premiere a brand new composition by Andrew Stevenson. The piece titled 'Tales of Myths and Legends' takes inspiration from myths and legends of Cheshire.

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Youth Band in Love Music Trust Celebration

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 27 March 2015

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The Foden's Youth Band performed the leading role in a special 'celebration concert' hosted by our partners Love Music Trust. 

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Youth Band set for Celebration Performance

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 16 March 2015

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The Foden's Youth Band are all set for their performance next Wednesday (25th March) at Victoria Hall Hanley. 

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Lions Youth Brass Workshop

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 16 March 2015

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As the National Youth Brass Band Championships approach Lions Youth Brass have once again engaged with Foden's Band to assist with their preparation, with a workshop which was supported by The Love Music Trust.

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Armagh Young Soloists

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 17 February 2015

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During our recent visit to Armagh, Northern Ireland, Foden's took part in one of our events of the year; 'Armagh Young Soloists Concert'. The event is designed for young brass & percussion players of all ages to have the chance to perform accompanied by Foden's Band.

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Northern Ireland Visit

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 12 February 2015

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On Friday 6th February Foden’s  made its annual pilgrimage to Northern Ireland as guests of the Armagh Old Boy’s Brass Band. Now in its 15thconsecutive year, this trip is one of the undoubted highlights of Foden’s hectic concert schedule.On Saturday Foden's held a 3 hour rehearsal with 20 highly talented youngsters who’s ages...

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Love Music Trust to form a Primary School Brass Band

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 15 January 2015

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Foden's Band are delighted that our partners, Love Music Trust (the local music education HUB provider), have announced that they are to form a new junior brass band.

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Besson launch 'Urban Play'

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 2 January 2015

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Besson Instruments, partners of Foden's Band and Foden's Youth Band are released a brand new mobile app which is set to revolutionise the way young players practise.  The App was brought with them to the recent Foden's Solo Competition in November prior to it's recent launch. 

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Lions and Foden's continued support

Posted by Nigel Birch on 2 January 2015

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foden's are delighted to publish the following letter recieved from Nigel Birch, Musical Director Lions Youth Brass...

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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