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Foden's tutors lead a training day in Norwich

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 26 September 2017

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On Sunday 24th September tutors from Foden's travelled to Norwich to lead a training day arranged by the East Anglian Brass Band Association.

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Armagh Summer School

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 24 July 2017

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On Monday 7th August the 17th consecutive Armagh Summer School will take place with tutors Mark Wilkinson, Richard Poole, Lesley Poole, Sarah Lenton, Mark Bousie, Shaun Farrington, Stewart Baglin and Anthony Mann

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Foden's in the Isle of Man

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 July 2017

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On Friday 14th July Darren Lea, Luke Pallister, Ryan O'Grady, Shaun Farrington, Gary Curtin and Jonny Bates travelled to the Isle of Man to lead a workshop with members of Manx Concert Brass and their Youth Band.

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Trentham Brass team up with Foden's Tutors ahead of the Midlands Area

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 February 2017

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On Sunday 12th February the members of Trentham Brass gathered for a six hour rehearsal on this year's area test piece ' Darkwood" by Dan Price with a seven strong team of tutors from Foden's led by Mark Wilkinson.

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Foden's to hold free workshop at Keele University

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 1 February 2017

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On the 12th February Foden's players will hold a training day at Keele University which has been organised by the Music and Music Technology Departments at the University.

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Armagh Summer School

Posted by Richard Poole on 23 August 2016

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Monday 8th August saw the start of the 16th 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 Poole, Sarah Lenton, Mark Bousie, Shaun Farrington, Stewart Baglin, Anthony Mann and Michael Fowles. The course copied the...

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Final Concert of Season

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 20 July 2016

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Last weekend Foden's provided a concert as guest of the Uttoxeter Band to celebrate their 20th anniversary. Prior to the concert Mark Wilkinson provided a free master class covering the various basics of brass playing whilst Mark Bousie provided a Youth workshop to keen delegates. 

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Armagh Summer School

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 20 July 2016

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Between the 8th - 13th August the 16th consecutive Armagh Summer School will take place in Armagh, Northern Ireland with tutors from Foden's Band.

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Foden's announce Partnership with Keele University and free workshop on the 23rd April

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 7 April 2016

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Foden's are pleased to announce a new Partnership with Keele University as well as a free workshop and concert on the 23rd April

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Lions Youth Brass Workshop

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 16 March 2015

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As the National Youth Brass Band Championships approach Lions Youth Brass have once again engaged with Foden's Band to assist with their preparation, with a workshop which was supported by The Love Music Trust.

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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