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Annual Awards & Patrons Concert

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 19 February 2016

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On Tuesday 16th February the annual Patrons Concert took place at Sandbach School. 

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Player Changes at Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 January 2016

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Foden's are pleased to announce that Melanie Whyle has been appointed as the bands new Flugel Horn Player and Leon Renilson joins on Repiano.

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David Thornton wins the 'British Bandsman' Solo CD of the Year

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 December 2015

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The latest award follows a recent annoucement that David had also been awarded the 'Brass Band World' solo CD of the year.

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David Thornton wins the Brass Band World 'Solo CD of the Year'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 November 2015

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Foden's are pleased to announce that David Thornton has won the 'BBW Solo CD of the Year' for his recording 'Parallel Realities' which takes a cutting-edge approach to euphonium repertoire.

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Nick Birch Joins Foden's

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 13 October 2015

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Foden's are pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Birch who joined the band prior to their appearance at the National Finals last weekend.

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Sarah Lenton is awarded the 'Harry Mortimer Award' from the RNCM

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 September 2015

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On Saturday 5th September Sarah Lenton (the bands solo baritone player) was presented with the 'Harry Mortimer Award' prior to the results ceremony at the British Open.

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Hellos and Goodbyes at Foden's

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 3 July 2015

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Foden's have announced that Solo Cornet player Andrew Stevenson has left Foden's to commence a career in the RAF. Over the past 3 years Andrew has been a fully committed member of Foden's whilst being a student at the RNCM.

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David Gillson join Foden's on Flugel

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 26 June 2015

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Foden's are pleased to announce the signing of David Gillson as Flugel Horn Soloist. David is a previous member of Grimethorpe Band where he played Solo cornet and joins from the Fairey Band, where he held the same position, as well as covering on Principal cornet.

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Foden's announce that David Thornton has joined the band on Solo Euphonium

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 5 June 2015

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Foden's announce that David Thornton has joined the band on Solo Euphonium.

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Glyn and Helen say goodbye to Foden's

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 5 June 2015

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Glyn and Helen Williams would like to announce that their combined 35 year connection with Foden's Band will come to an end this Summer as they have made the huge decision to re-locate to South Wales and to take up the Solo Euphonium and Flugel positions with the Cory Band.

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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