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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 support Young Soloists in Armagh

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 9 February 2016

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On Friday 5th February Foden’s made its annual pilgrimage to Northern Ireland as guests of the Armagh Old Boy’s Brass Band. Now in its 16th consecutive year, this trip is one of the undoubted highlights of Foden’s hectic concert schedule.On Saturday Foden's held a 3 hour rehearsal accompanying 35 young soloists as well as providing performance tips.

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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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Foden's Announce North West Area Conductor

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 December 2015

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Foden's have announced that Professor Nicholas Childs will direct the band at the forthcoming North West Area Contest on the 28th February 2016.

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Christmas Gifts from the Foden's Shop

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 December 2015

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With Christmas fast approaching why not have a look at some of our great offers on CD's and merchandise...

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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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Foden's and Allan Withington part company

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 December 2015

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Following a successful four year partnership Foden's have announced that they have parted company with Allan Withington by mutual consent.

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Foden's E-Update

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 3 December 2015

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The November issue of the 'Foden's Band E-Update', a monthly newletter keeping you in touch with what the band are up to, is now out. 

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