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Fodens tutor on the 12th Armagh Summer School

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 August 2012

Monday 6th August saw the start of the 12th Annual Armagh Old Boys’ Summer School led once again by 9 tutors from Foden’s Band. This year’s tutors were Richard Poole, Ian Raisbeck, Lesley Howie, Natsumi McDonald, Mark Bousie, Shaun Farrington, Stewart Baglin, Anthony Mann and Michael Fowles

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Mark Bousie has been awarded the Mortimer Medal

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 August 2012

Fodens are pleased to announce that our Euphonium player Mark Bousie has been award the Mortimer Medal for services to Youth

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Street names in Sandbach to honour Fodens Band

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 August 2012

Fodens are very proud to announce that nine road names in Sandbach will be named to honour Fodens Band.

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Death of Peter Foden

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 July 2012

Foden's Band is sad to report the recent death of its Vice President Peter Foden.

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Fodens 3rd at the English Nationals

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 26 June 2012

On Saturday 23rd June Fodens competed in the English Nationals Contest at the Guild Hall, Preston. Each of the 8 Bands performed a set test piece 'Masquerade’ by Philip Wilby in the morning followed by an 'Own Choice' test piece in the Afternoon.

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Fodens Champion to perform new work by Andy Scott

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 25 June 2012

Fodens Solo Competition champion for 2011 to perform a piece of music written by Fodens Composer in Residence Andy Scott.

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Launch of Fodens Youth Band

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 25 June 2012

Foden's Band are proud to announce the launch of the 'Foden's Youth Band' to be run in partnership with the brand new ‘Love Music Trust’ and the ‘Royal Northern College of Music.’ The 'Foden's Youth Band' will provide opportunities for young brass and percussion players from Cheshire, and further afield,...

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Fodens and RNCM announce exciting Partnership

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 June 2012

Foden's Band are pleased to announce that they have entered into a 'Partnership' with the RNCM Speaking about the Partnership Foden's Chairman John Barber said 'All at Foden's are very proud and privileged to be associated with one of the leading conservatoires in the world especially due to a number...

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Fodens look for help!!!

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 June 2012

Fodens Need a little bit of help!!!

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MBE for Fodens Vice President

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 June 2012

Foden's Band are delighted that their Vice President Ivor Stevenson has been honoured in the latest Queens Birthday Honours with an MBE. Ivor who is also the Chairperson for the Armagh Old Boys Silver Band received the award for services to Music and to the community in N Ireland (Armagh).

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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