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Festival of Brass Performance Reviewed

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 5 February 2015

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On the 24th January Foden's appeared in concert at the RNCM as part of the prestigious 'Festival of Brass' conducted by the world renowned conductor Bramwell Tovey as well as Musical Director Michael Fowles. For many years now the Saturday evening at the RNCM festival has been performed by Foden's, featuring...

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Foden's in Kendal

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 November 2014

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Please see a review from our Concert with the British Sea Powerhttp://www.cumbrialive.co.uk/home/cumbria-s-top-brass-find-home-in-new-venue-1.1174068

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Foden's Solo Competition

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 November 2014

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Please see the report and full results from our solo contest courtesy of 4barsrest who supported the event. http://www.4barsrest.com/news/detail.asp?id=19417#.VFjp1GByb5oMark Wilkinson

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Review of Bridgewater Performance

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 13 October 2014

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Please see below review from our Bridgewater Hall Concert featuring Foden's, Brighouse and Black Dyke Bandhttp://www.4barsrest.com/reviews/concerts/con987.asp#.VDPwHGB0z5o

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Andy Scott CD Review - 'Spirit of Foden's'

Posted by Richard Poole on 12 August 2014

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Please see the below review of 'The Spirit of Foden's' featuring the music of Andy Scott with soloists Glyn Williams, Mark Wilkinson, Martin Winter, John Wallace, Allan Withington, John Barber, Natsumi McDonald and piano accompaniment from Bram Tovey.

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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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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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Patrons VII Review

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 22 April 2014

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Please see a review of the bands latest cd release 'Patrons Choice VII' http://www.4barsrest.com/reviews/cds/cd560.asp#.U1Z7Y2BOX5o The cd can be purchased via the below http://www.fodensband.co.uk/shop/

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Bridgewater Hall Concert review

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 October 2013

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Fodens Band recently performed the gala concert of the 'Great Northern Brass Arts Festival' with Black Dyke

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Armagh Summer School

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 2 September 2013

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Richard Poole reports from the recent Armagh Summer School

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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