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Foden's Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 28 October 2015

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The 'Foden's Solo Contest' is the largest of its kind in this country and last year attracted over 170 competitors who competed in 18 different classes. Once again we have received a similar number of entrants who will be travelling from Norway, Belgium, France as well as this country to...

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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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Nick Birch Joins Foden's

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 13 October 2015

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Foden's are pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Birch who joined the band prior to their appearance at the National Finals last weekend.

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Foden's Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 October 2015

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On the 31st October Foden's Band will once again host their annual Solo Contest to be held at Sandbach Boys School

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Granville Jennings long service award

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 September 2015

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During a concert at Sandbach Town Hall on the 17th September Foden's Band made a 'long Service award' presentation to librarian Granville Jennings.

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Foden's Youth Band to kick off 4th season with free concert

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 21 September 2015

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During the last academic year Foden's Youth Band continued to develop in many areas thanks to the incredible support received from Besson, Love Music Trust & RNCM. Over the past year the band commissioned new works, promoted concerts in new venues and even received its first ever set of stand banners.

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Foden's launch new Junior Band

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 10 September 2015

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Foden's Band are proud to announce the launch of the 'Foden's Junior Band' to be run in partnership with the ‘Accent’ Music Education Hub and existing Foden’s Youth Band partners Besson and the Royal Northern College of Music.

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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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Launch of Overseas Patrons

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 28 August 2015

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Following a number of enquiries from our overseas friends we are pleased to announce the launch of our 'Foden's Overseas Patrons' which has been tailor made to cater for those Patrons who would be unable to take full advantage of being a UK Patron.    Further details as well as...

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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