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New Music Biennial Release

Posted by Richard Poole on 22 August 2014

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As most of you will be aware from recent updates on our site and twitter feed, Foden's recently performed at the Southbank in London and the Concert Hall in Glasgow as part of the New Music Biennial.

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Foden's at Tatton Park

Posted by Richard Poole on 22 August 2014

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Foden's will appear at Tatton Park on Sunday in an event arranged by Cheshire East commencing at 3pm.The event is free (except the grounds admission charge)The first half of the concert will be a commemorative WW1 service and the 2nd half will be Foden's in concertFor more information click here

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Manchester Cathedral

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 14 August 2014

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Foden's Band are pleased to announce that, following the highly successful event in 2012, they will return to Manchester Cathedral in November 2014 for a spectacular concert featuring guests; Foden's Youth Band, International Trumpet sensation Jens Lindemann and the highly acclaimed Halifax Choral Society. 

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Andy Scott CD Review - 'Spirit of Foden's'

Posted by Richard Poole on 12 August 2014

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Please see the below review of 'The Spirit of Foden's' featuring the music of Andy Scott with soloists Glyn Williams, Mark Wilkinson, Martin Winter, John Wallace, Allan Withington, John Barber, Natsumi McDonald and piano accompaniment from Bram Tovey.

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Commonwealth Performance for 'A Child Like You'

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 26 July 2014

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On 2nd August Foden's will travel to Glasgow for a special performance of 'A Child Like You' by our composer-in-residence Andy Scott. Commissioned by the PRS foundation, the piece is part of the Commonwealth Biennial projects and has already received critical acclaim after the premiere in Manchester and a further...

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Foden's Composer Competition Result

Posted by Richard Poole on 22 July 2014

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In January Foden's launched the 'Foden's Composer Competition' which was run in partnership with the RNCM in two sections. In June the submitted compositions for Section 1 were short listed down to 6 for a final held at the RNCM.

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Foden's Youth at Gawsworth Hall

Posted by Richard Poole on 15 July 2014

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Foden's Youth Band recently ended the academic year with a performance in the picturesque surroundings of Gawsworth Hall. One of Cheshire's most iconic venues, Gawsworth hosts an annual summer season featuring some of the UK's most famous musicians, actors and comedians.

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Allan Withington Conductors School

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 July 2014

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Between the 28th June and the 4th July Foden's Band hosted the annual Allan Withington Conducting School in Sandbach.Twelve conductors from the Uk, Switzerland, Norway, Nigeria and Denmark spent a week in Sandbach where they worked with the Roberts Bakery Band in full rehearsals, as well as a 10-piece ensemble...

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Southbank concert review

Posted by Richard Poole on 14 July 2014

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The Queen Elizabeth Hall on London’s South Bank saw the premiere of the latest work commissioned by Foden’s Band alongside Composer in Residence, Andy Scott.   

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Brass in Concert 2014 - Draw

Posted by Richard Poole on 9 July 2014

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The draw has been officially announced for the 38th Brass in Concert Championship, to be held in association with Yamaha, Banks Group and British Bandsman at Sage Gateshead on Sunday 16th November.

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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