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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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Brass in Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 November 2013

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On Saturday 16th November Foden's travelled to Gateshead to appear in the 'Brass in Concert Gala Concert' at the Sage where we shared the stage with our friends from Cory and Black Dyke.

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More street names named after Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 16 November 2013

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Cheshire East has given Fodens Band the opportunity to name the streets in a new housing development in Elworth. The development is on one of the former sites of the Fodens Motor Works.

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Prestigious Commission

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 November 2013

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Dates for the first set of New Music Biennial premieres are announced today by PRS for Music Foundation. Beginning in January 2014, the twenty commissions will be performed at concert halls, arts centres, festivals and outdoor spaces across the length and breadth of the UK as well as at two...

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