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Foden's & Foden's Youth Band's set for premiere

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 13 April 2015

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On 2nd May Foden's Band and their critically acclaimed Foden's Youth Band will premiere a brand new composition by Andrew Stevenson. The piece titled 'Tales of Myths and Legends' takes inspiration from myths and legends of Cheshire.

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Youth Band in Love Music Trust Celebration

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 27 March 2015

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The Foden's Youth Band performed the leading role in a special 'celebration concert' hosted by our partners Love Music Trust. 

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Lions and Foden's continued support

Posted by Nigel Birch on 2 January 2015

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foden's are delighted to publish the following letter recieved from Nigel Birch, Musical Director Lions Youth Brass...

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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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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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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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BBC Radio 3 broadcast

Posted by Richard Poole on 9 July 2014

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Following the successful London premiere of Andy Scott’s New Music Biennial commission for Foden’s Band at Southbank Centre on 6 July, the new work will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 later this week. The live recording of the London performance of 'A Child Like You' by Foden’s Band, Anna-Clare Monk,...

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Free tickets for Southbank performance

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 27 June 2014

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On the 6th July Foden's will perform the London premiere of their New Music Biennial commission ' A Child Like You' by our Composer-in-Residence Andy Scott, at London's Southbank Centre 7.30pm. 'A Child Like You' tells the story of a 17 year old Ugandan Asian refugee who, after fleeing Uganda...

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Composers Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 June 2014

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On Sunday 15th June Foden's held the finals of our '23 and under Composers Contest ' at the Royal Northern College of Music. A shortlist of 6 finalists were drawn up by 3 judges, Dr Peter Meechan, Philip Sparke and Miuchael Fowles. 

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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