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Return to Fodens

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 May 2013

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Foden's are pleased to announce that cornet player Anna Hughes-Williams has made a welcomed return to the band on Solo Cornet.

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Busy time ahead

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 9 May 2013

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On the 12th May Foden's will travel to Norwich where they will perform a gala concert at the St Andrews Hall commencing at 6.30pm following the EABBA contest which will be adjudicated by Glyn Williams. The 18th May sees the band in concert at Turner Sims, Southampton University commencing at 7.30pm.

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Major funding for Fodens

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 26 April 2013

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Foden's Band selected for New Music Biennial Commission   Foden's are pleased to announce that they have been awarded funding to commission a new work by the PRS for Music Foundation’s New Music Biennial. The highly prestigious and high profile scheme will present a series of commissioned works from British...

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Housing estate named after 'Fodens'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 April 2013

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Fodens Band now have a housing estate in Sandbach where street names have been named after various people and patrons associated with the band

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Fodens in free ticket give away

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 16 April 2013

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Fodens Band are pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for a special 'Brass Celebration' concert taking place at Fallibroome Academy, Macclesfield on Saturday 25th May 2013 7:30pm. The concert will feature 2012 British Open & National Champions Fodens Band, alongside their highly acclaimed Fodens Youth Band.

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New Partner at Fodens

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 April 2013

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Fodens Band is proud to announce a new partner to its organisation, Bergerault, the french percussion manufacturer. Mark Landon, Fodens principal percussionist comments "Bergerault have provided several instruments to the band over the past 12 months and the quality and sound is exactly what we we are looking at Fodens.

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Workshop and Presentation

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 20 March 2013

Lions Youth Brass and their Musical Director Nigel Birch have just undertaken their latest workshop with The Fodens Band ahead of their appearance at The National Youth Championships in April. Mark Wilkinson, Richard and Lesley Poole, Mark Bousie, Shaun Farrington, Stewart Baglin and Anthony Mann carried out the morning’s sectionals...

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Fodens 'runner up' at the North West Area

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 March 2013

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On Sunday 10th March Fodens competed at the North West Area contest held at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool. This contest is the qualification for the 'National Finals' held at the Royal Albert Hall, London in October with the top 2 bands qualifying.

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Patrons concert and awards

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 February 2013

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On Tuesday 19th February Fodens held their annual Patrons concert to a packed Sandbach School with over 500 Patrons in attendance.

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Fodens in Armagh

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 February 2013

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On the 8th February Foden’s band made its now annual pilgrimage to Northern Ireland as guests of the Armagh Old Boy’s Brass Band. Now in its 13thconsecutive year, this trip is one of the undoubted highlights of Foden’s hectic concert schedule.

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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