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BIC Contest details announced with Foden's and Matt Ford performing at the Gala Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 March 2018

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Please see below from the BIC website

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BBC Radio 2 'Young Brass Award' finalists announced

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 March 2018

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BBC Radio 2 has announced the names of the four players who have been selected to go through to the final of this year's Young Brass Award on the 20th April to be held at the RNCM.

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Foden's are the Area Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 26 February 2018

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On Sunday 25th February Foden's competed at the North West Area Competition held at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool.

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Review of Foden’s Band visit to Armagh – 3rd February 2018

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 February 2018

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For the 18th consecutive year Foden’s Band visited the city of Armagh in Northern Ireland. The long established ‘special relationship’ between the Sandbach based ensemble, Armagh Old Boys Silver Band and Ivor Stevenson MBE has meant that Foden’s have travelled to perform to audiences and work with young musicians in Armagh...

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Foden's thank their Patrons

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 February 2018

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On Tuesday 20th February Foden's Band held their annual Patrons Concert to a packed Sandbach School which gave the band chance to thank their loyal supporters. The Patrons Society comprises around 500 members and now celebrates 31 years of continued support to the band.

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Interview with Matt Ford

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 16 February 2018

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Thank you to 4barsrest for their interview with Matt Ford who talks about his collaboration with Foden's

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BBC Radio Young Brass Award

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 February 2018

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On Saturday 10th February Foden's will accompany eight previously short listed musicians in the semi final of the BBC Young Brass Award at the BBC’s Philharmonic Studio, Salford.

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Foden's RNCM concert review

Posted by Mark Wlikinson on 31 January 2018

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Thank you to 4barsrest for their review of our recent appearance as part of the prestigious Brass Band Festival

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Foden's travel to Armagh

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 31 January 2018

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The first weekend in February had become a special time in the Foden's calendar where we travel to Armagh, Northern Ireland at the invitation of Ivor Stevenson MBE a Vice President of Foden's.

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Arts Council England’s National Lottery funded 'Catalyst' programme

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 20 January 2018

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Foden’s Band are pleased to announce that they have been successful in obtaining funding through Arts Council England’s National Lottery funded 'Catalyst' programme. The band have been awarded £17,819 towards a total project cost of £20,875.

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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