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Foden's players in North East Derbyshire Coaching day

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 February 2014

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On the 22nd March players from Foden's will be involving in a 'free' coaching day on behalf of the North Derbyshire District Council

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Foden's in Armagh

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 3 February 2014

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On Friday 31st January six members of Foden's flew to Armagh to perform in a concert shared with members of the Armagh Summer School Band as well as local musicians. The concert also saw the premier of a new composition from Andy Scott entitled 'Dirty River' which featured Irish pipes...

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Foden's travel to Armagh

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 27 January 2014

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On Friday 31st January six members of Foden's will travel to Armagh, Northern Ireland to perform in a concert at the Market Place with various musicians from the very successful Armagh Summer School as well as a number of 'Pipers' and local band members.

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Allan Withington Conducting School

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 20 January 2014

In June 2014 Allan Withington`s annual Conductors Summer School will take place in Sandbach, Cheshire. For the last five years the school has been organized in conjunction with Soli Brass in Holland and has taken place in Leeuwarden.

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Foden's announce Composers Competition

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 January 2014

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Foden's Band have announced the launch of a major composers competition and workshop in partnership with the RNCM. Speaking about the competition Band Manager Mark Wilkinson commented 'As well as our Youth and Educational work with brass and percussion musicians we decided that we would also like to do something...

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Concert review

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 9 January 2014

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Please see below link to a concert review on the bands recent performance at the Corn Exchange, Cambridge.

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Foden's announce new coach Partner

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 2 January 2014

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Foden's Band are delighted to announce a new partnership with the Stockport coach company, Bullocks Coaches. Speaking about the latest partnership, Andy Rolfe states "Although the band's chosen coach company over the last few years the service has been exemplary on all of the band's journey's up and down the country.

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Foden's and Roberts Bakery Band announce a Partnership

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 2 January 2014

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Foden's and Roberts Bakery Brass Band are pleased to announce that they have entered into a partnership that will be mutually beneficial to both bands as well as the community. Speaking about the announcement Foden's Band Manager Mark Wilkinson commented 'Foden's Band have a strong following in the Cheshire /...

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Foden's to accompany talented youngsters

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 December 2013

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Foden's will accompany talented youngsters on BBC radio 2

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New percussionist at Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 27 November 2013

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Speaking about the appointment Mark Wilkinson commented 'We are pleased to welcome Peter who will join our percussion section working with Mark Landon, Anthony Mann and Eve Knowles. Peter is a very talented and experienced percussionists who will enhance the section and band.'

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