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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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Solo, Duet & Quartet Competition

Posted by Fiona Rolfe on 15 December 2014

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Foden’s 4th Solo, Duet & Quartet Competition again showed that it is one of the best in the country: With entries from all over England and Wales, we were delighted to welcome competitors from Belgium and Norway.  We are especially pleased that our friends from overseas were able to take...

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Manchester Cathedral Concert 29th November 2014

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 November 2014

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Just a reminder about our self promotional concert at Manchester Cathedral on Saturday 29th November where we will share the stage with our Youth Band, Halifax Choral Society (performing Rutter's Gloria, Zadok the Priest and You'll Never Walk alone) as well as star Trumpeter Jens LindemannTo give you an insight...

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Brass in the Blood

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 November 2014

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FODEN'S BAND FILM SCENES FOR “BRASS IN THE BLOOD” On Saturday 25th October the film crew arrived to film one of the end scenes for the new film “Brass in the Blood” which is being made at the moment in Sandbach with a story based around ...the history of Foden's Band. 

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Foden's Solo Competition

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 November 2014

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Please see the report and full results from our solo contest courtesy of 4barsrest who supported the event. http://www.4barsrest.com/news/detail.asp?id=19417#.VFjp1GByb5oMark Wilkinson

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A Night at the Movies

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 13 October 2014

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On the 25th October Foden's Band will appear in concert with our own Foden's Youth Band at Sandbach School. The night will feature music from the forthcoming 'Brass in the Blood' film which is based around the history of Foden's Band and features both bands.

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Solo Contest - 2nd November

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 September 2014

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We are pleased to announce that our 2nd adjudicator for the Foden's Solo Contest on the 1st November will be our very own Glyn Williams  Glyn Williams was born in Aberystwyth, where he was introduced to music by his Uncle, and enjoyed playing euphonium with Towyn Silver, Royal Oakley and...

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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