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North West Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 March 2010

On the 14th March Fodens Band made history by winning the 'North West Area Contest' for a record 5th consecutive year. Conducted by Garry Cutt the band surpassed the 4 wins in a row mark they shared with the great CWS (Manchester) Band of the 1960’s, as they secured their...

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Fodens on the radio

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 24 February 2010

Fodens are set to appear on BBC Radio 3 as highlights of the RNCM Festival of Brass are aired.Foden's Cutt Foden's under the direction of Garry Cutt will appear on Monday 1st, Wednesday 3rd, Thursday 4th and Friday 5th March.

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Fodens Patrons Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 February 2010

Fodens band and their legion of patrons made their way to the traditional background of the Sandbach school on Tuesday 16th February for their annual patrons concert. The patrons of the band have rapidly risen to in excess of 500, all of whom chose to attend the sell-out concert despite...

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Patrons Choice 3 CD

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 16 February 2010

Fodens Band are pleased to announce the launch of our latest cd 'Patrons Choice 3'

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Armagh Trip

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 February 2010

On Friday 5th February Foden’s Band and the people of Armagh Old Boys’ Band Association (Northern Ireland) came together to celebrate a union that began a decade ago.

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Patrons Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 1 February 2010

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BBC recordings

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 1 February 2010

On the 30th January Fodens accompanied a number of young soloists at the BBC Manchester who had reached the 'Semi Finals' of the 'BBC Radio Young Musician of the Year'

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RNCM Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 1 February 2010

Despite a delayed return to band rehearsals after the Christmas break (due to weather conditions) Fodens band were in fine form at the annual 'Festival of Brass' concert series held at the 'Royal Northern College of Music' in Manchester on the 23rd January.

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Patrons Youth Website

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 1 February 2010

As you may be aware we are experiencing a little delay in the launch of the Foden's Youth Website. We planned to go live at the beginning of 2010 after the announcement of the "Salute to Youth" name competition however with a busy band workload we are delayed.

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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