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Composers Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 June 2014

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On Sunday 15th June Foden's held the finals of our '23 and under Composers Contest ' at the Royal Northern College of Music. A shortlist of 6 finalists were drawn up by 3 judges, Dr Peter Meechan, Philip Sparke and Miuchael Fowles. 

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Composers Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 June 2014

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The judging panel of Philip Sparke, Dr Peter Meechan and Michael Fowles have now consulted on all the compositions submitted in the 23 and under category of our 2014 Composers Competition, run in partnership with RNCM.

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Foden's Improvisation Masterclass

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 27 May 2014

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On the 22nd June Foden's Composer-in-Residence Andy Scott and Solo Trombone John Barber will hold a Jazz improvisation class at the Foden's bandroom in Sandbach. At the class Andy and John will give an insight into how the classically-trained musician may unlock the mysteries of jazz and improvising as well as talking...

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Youth Band Rehearsal and Transport Parade

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 April 2014

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On the 27th April members of Foden's carried out rehearsals with our fantastic Foden's Youth Band ahead of a joint concert on the 7th June. Amongst other pieces we will combine both bands for a performance of 'Images of the Millennium' by Howard Snell including narration at this not to...

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Youth Band Strengthen Links

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 22 April 2014

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Foden's Youth Band would like to congratulate all of young musicians who performed at the recent National Youth Brass Band Championships in Salford.

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Brass Celebration 2014

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 6 April 2014

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Foden's Band are delighted to announce that they will be once again joined by the Foden's Youth Band for a 'Brass Celebration' concert on 7th June at Little Lever School, Bolton 7pm.The concert will feature a special performance of Howard Snell's 'Images of the Millennium' in its original scoring for...

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Lions Workshop

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 31 March 2014

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Lions Youth Brass have recently undertaken a workshop with The Foden's Band ahead of their debut performance at Music For Youth and also their third consecutive performance in the Championship Section at the National Youth Championships in April.

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Fodens Youth Band

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 July 2013

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Foden's Youth Band are pleased to announce that applications are open for new members beginning in September.

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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