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Foden's Solo and Quartet Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 November 2013

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Foden's Band 3rd Solo, Duet and Quartet Contest 2nd November 2013 At Sandbach School on Saturday 2nd November, the annual solo, duet and quartet contest took place. This was the third year the event has run and again it was another memorable event attracting over 170 entries competing in 18...

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Tickets selling fast

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 October 2013

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On the 3rd November Foden's Band will be promoting a concert at the Victoria Hall, Hanley featuring Foden's, Foden's Youth Band and the 280 strong Can't Sing Choir commencing at 7pm. Speaking about the concert Mark Wilkinson commented ' Following on from our highly successful sell out self promotional concert...

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Nationals Dissapointment

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 16 October 2013

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On Saturday 12th October Foden's competed at the National Finals at the Royal Albert Hall, London as defending Champions.

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Mark Wilkinson unable to play at the National Finals

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 16 October 2013

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Due to a lip injury Mark Wilkinson was unable to play with the band at the recent National Finals

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Foden's Film ?

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 9 October 2013

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A new South Cheshire film production is on schedule after it received full backing from several local organisations. Foden’s Brass band, Sandbach School and the Love Music Trust will all play a significant role in helping to deliver Brass in the Blood that is set in and around Sandbach, telling the story...

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British Open Gala Concert Review

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 7 October 2013

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On the 8th September Fodens were featured in the British Open Gala Concert alongside Black Dyke and Cory.

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Bridgewater Hall Concert review

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 October 2013

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Fodens Band recently performed the gala concert of the 'Great Northern Brass Arts Festival' with Black Dyke

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Solo Contest Percussion Class

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 26 September 2013

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Foden’s Band are keen to encourage more percussion players to take part in their forthcoming solo competition on the 2nd of November. We have several entries so far, but would be delighted to see more, especially since our very own principal percussionist Mark Landon is to adjudicate these sections.

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Foden's Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 September 2013

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The closing date for the 3rd Foden's Solo, Duet & Quartet contest which will take place on the 2nd November at Sandbach School in Cheshire is the 5th October. This year sees the addition of new percussion classes and more prizes to be won in each of the 13 classes...

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Howard Snell returns to Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 September 2013

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Foden's are pleased to announce that Howard Snell will make a welcome return to Foden's in January to conduct a concert at the Bridgewater Hall with guest soloist David Childs.

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For any conductor and every audience, Foden’s Band is a musical Magic Carpet. It continually takes the listener to places that few other ensembles rarely even approach Howard Snell