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Foden's support the BBC Radio 2's Young Brass Award 2017

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 October 2016

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The search is on for the next recipient of BBC Radio 2’s Young Brass Award.

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Tips from the Top Video 1

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 20 July 2016

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In May Foden’s Band secured a major award from Arts Council England through ‘Grants for the Arts’ for a “Three Year Strategic Music and Audience Development Plan 2016-2019”.

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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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Foden's announce RNCM Festival Programme

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 16 October 2015

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Foden's are delighted to have be invited once again to perform at the prestigeous 'RNCM Brass Band Festival' in January 2016. The festival is regarded as one of the most important festivals of brass band music, often featuring new commissions, ground breaking performances of contemporary repertoire as well as classics...

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'Reflections' on the British Open 2015

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 September 2015

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On Saturday 5th September Foden's competed at the 'British Open Contest' held at the Symphony Hall, Birmingham.

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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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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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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