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Fodens tutor in Wales

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 September 2009

Members of Fodens Band are to host a Brass Band Workshop at Coleg Meirion Dwyfor, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Wales on Saturday 3rd October.Annual event After a highly successful workshop last year it was demanded by the local brass band enthusiasts that this must become an annual event.

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Fodens travel to Beccles

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 September 2009

On the 20th September Fodens travelled to Beccles (Suffolk) where they performed a concert to a capacity audience in the prestigious St Michaels Church at the request of Elgar Howarth.

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British Open Results

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 September 2009

Symphony Hall, Birmingham Saturday 12th September Test Piece: Titan's Progress – Hermann Pallhuber Adjudicators: David Read, Michael Ball, William Relton 1. Cory Band, Dr. Robert Childs, 6 2. Black Dyke, Dr. Nicholas Childs, 16 3. Grimethorpe Colliery, Allan Withington, 3 4. Leyland, Jason Katsikaris, 13 5.

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Band on the Spot light on 4barsrest.com

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 September 2009

Fodens Band are featured on 4barsrest.com 'Band in the Spotlight'

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Landon gets married

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 September 2009

On Saturday 22nd August, Fodens Percussionist Mark Landon married Katy Eglington at St Annes Church,Lydgate.

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Wilky gets married

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 26 August 2009

Fodens Principal Cornet Mark Wilkinson married Megan Downing (tenor horn at Wingates) on the 25th July at Monton Church, Monton. A 'Scratch Band' comprising of friends from Fodens, Wingates, Faireys and Black Dyke performed at the Church conducted by Mark Bousie.

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Fodens Tutor in Armagh

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 August 2009

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We're playing your tune

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 August 2009

Throughout its rich history Foden’s has been associated with some of the most talented composers and arrangers, building a reputation for performing new and innovative music.

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Fodens team up with the Rossendale Scout Band

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 July 2009

On the 11th July Fodens were invited by the 2nd Rossendale Scout Group Band to appear as their special guests in a concert held at the Royal Court Theatre, Bacup.

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New Signings at Fodens

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 July 2009

Fodens Band are pleased to announce the signing of Nick Jackson on Solo Cornet. Nick replaces Paul McDonald who has left the band due to increased work commitments. Nick has previously played with Brighouse and joins Fodens from Grimethorpe. Also, Chris Haigh joins Fodens on 1st Horn.

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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