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Praise for Youth Band Festival Appearance

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 17 February 2016

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On 31st January the Foden's Youth Band were invited to perform at the prestigeous Royal Northern College of Music Festival of Brass. For decades, the festival has been a showcase of the worlds leading brass bands performing original brass band repertoire and often giving premieres of new works.

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Foden's to record a Solo CD with Anthony Galinier

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 December 2015

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After a 4 year association Anthony Galinier has announced that he will be leaving Paris Brass Band at the end of this year to explore a number of exciting projects.

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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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Foden's feature on British Sea Power Album

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 13 November 2015

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British Sea Power are an indie rock band and the wide-ranging nature of their material has led critics to liken their sound to a variety of groups, from The Cure and Joy Division to the Pixies and Arcade Fire. The band are famed for their live performances, the unusual lyrical content of their songs and the...

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Bram back with Foden's

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 26 January 2015

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This week Foden's had the privilege of being conducted by Bramwell Tovey who made a welcome return to the band as well as the pleasure of accompanying Mark O'Keefe our guest Trumpet soloist. On Saturday 24th January the band performed a concert as part of the prestigious RNCM Festival of Brass consisting of   Deo...

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Foden's and British Sea Power

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 26 January 2015

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Following a successful concert in November with the British Sea Power http://britishseapower.officialstore.co.uk/Content/all Foden's were subsequently approached to record a CD with the BSP to be released on the 1st March 2015 BSP are a six-piece band  originating from Cumbria, Yorkshire, Ealing and Shropshire and are currently based in East Sussex and on the...

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Glyn celebrates 20 years

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 26 January 2015

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On the 17th January Glyn Williams celebrated 20 years as the bands Solo Euphonium player. During this time Glyn has confirmed his place as one of the leading Euphonium players in the World with various instrumental awards at the Open, Nationals and Brass in Concert Championships. Nick Childs (Glyn's tutor at the time...

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Festival of Brass 2015

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 November 2014

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On the 24th January 2015 Foden's will once again perform at the prestigious RNCM Festival of Brass. The band will be conducted in an exciting and challenging programme by Bramwell Tovey and will also accompany our guest soloist Mark O'Keefe (Principal Trumpet with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra) The following day Foden's...

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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 band maintains a world class reputation for providing entertainment in the field of brass music with a tradition and unique style Mark Wilkinson