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Solo Contest update

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 29 September 2014

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Solo Contest updatePlans are well under way for the forthcoming Foden's Solo Contest on the 1st November.Speaking about the forthcoming event Fiona Rolfe commented 'We are very pleased with the number of entries received to date but due to various conservatories etc only commencing lessons last week a number of...

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North West Area - 2015

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 September 2014

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Torchbearer has been announced as the Championship Area Test Piece for 2015Torchbearer was used at the Nationals in 2009 where Foden's were placed 2ndA live copy of this performance can be downloaded fromhttp://shop.fodensband.co.uk/download-tracks.html

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Foden's Solo Contest

Posted by on 17 September 2014

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The closing date for the Foden's Solo Contest to be held on the 1st November is fast approaching.The Adjudicators who have been given the difficult task of adjudicating 19 classes will be Glyn Williams (appearing courtesy of Sterling Musical Instruments) Anthony Galinier and Glenn Van Looy (both appearing courtesy of...

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Foden's Solo Competition

Posted by Mark WIlkinson on 17 September 2014

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Foden's announce 3rd Adjudicator for solo contest on the 1st November 

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British Open Gala Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 September 2014

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On Sunday 8th September Foden's appeared in concert at the Symphony Hall, Birmingham with our friends from Black Dyke and CoryPlease follow the link below to a review of the concerthttp://www.4barsrest.com/reviews/concerts/con982.asp#.VBQoJGB0z5o

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Foden's Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 September 2014

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Foden's are pleased to announce that composer Lee Morris will once again write a solo for the winner of the 17 - 19 slow melody class in memory of Bryan Tait. This will accompany the trophy kindly donated by John Squires-Evans, to celebrate the life and musicianship of this wonderful cornet...

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Foden's announce Bflat Bass signing

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 September 2014

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Foden's are pleased to announce the signing of Jonny Shaw who joins from the Milnrow Band where he has been a member for the past 3 years.Prior to joining Milnrow Jonny has been a member of Fairey's as well as Brighouse and Rastrick with whom he won the nationals in...

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British Open 2014

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 9 September 2014

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On Saturday 6th September Foden's competed at the British Open Contest held at the Symphony Hall, Birmingham The contest is believed to be the oldest music competition in the world, celebrating its 162nd year with all the best bands in Great Britain competing at this event.

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Solo Contest - 2nd November

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 September 2014

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We are pleased to announce that our 2nd adjudicator for the Foden's Solo Contest on the 1st November will be our very own Glyn Williams  Glyn Williams was born in Aberystwyth, where he was introduced to music by his Uncle, and enjoyed playing euphonium with Towyn Silver, Royal Oakley and...

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British Open Gala Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 September 2014

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On Sunday 7th September Foden's will appear in concert at the Symphony Hall with our friends from Black Dyke and Cory. Foden's will perform a solo set before ending the concert with a massed bands with Cory Foden's have now released their programme conducted by Allan Withington Henry V       Vaughan WilliamsAurora Borealis    Hanson Can...

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