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New Solo Horn at Fodens

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 August 2008

Fodens are delighted to announce the arrival of Lesley Howie to the position of solo horn ahead of the bands assault at the British Open. Lesley's appointment follows the departure of Sheona White, the bands former solo horn player, due to work commitments.

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Soloists Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 August 2008

The Foden's band are once again taking time out of their busy schedule in an effort to put something back into the banding community.

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Departure of Principal Horn Sheona White

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 August 2008

It is with regret that the Foden's band announces the departure of Principal Horn Sheona White due to her increased work commitments.

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Results From English National Championship - The Guild Hall, Pre

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 August 2008

  Position Band Conductor Draw 1 Grimethorpe Colliery Allan Withington 8 2 Black Dyke Dr. Nicholas Childs 14 3 Brighouse and Rastrick Alan Morrison 13 4 MountCharles Andrew Duncan 9 5 Fodens Garry Cutt 10 6 Hepworth (Cookson Homes) Ian Porthouse 4 7 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 11 8 Leyland...

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New Players

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 August 2008

The Fodens Band have been busy strengthening its cornet ranks and are delighted to announce the appointment of Matthew Fearn to the position of 3rd cornet. Matthew comes from a rich background of banding having played with bands such as Pemberton Old and North West rivals, the Wingates band.

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Fodens continues to dominate Tameside

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 August 2008

The Fodens Band conducted by Garry Cutt has been declared the Tameside Whit Friday Champion for the seventh consecutive year.

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Sarah Ogden

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 August 2008

The Foden's band are looking forward to appearing with star singer, the Soprano Sarah Ogden, in a concert appearance later this year. The concert, that is to be held at Winsford Civic Hall, takes place on July 12th and is promised to be a night to remember.

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Fodens Press Release

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 August 2008

In the hectic weeks leading up to the bands latest CD recording, the Fodens Band have been putting something back into banding. Upon return from the bands Easter break, Fodens performed alongside the Sandbach School Big Band and Lions Youth band in a concert to celebrate the start of Sandbach...

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Fodens Training Day

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 August 2008

On Saturday 5th April six members of Fodens Brass Band visited the Dialstone Centre in Stockport and spent the day coaching members of Stockport Schools' Brass Band in preparation for the National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain.

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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