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Fodens Youth Band is underway!!!

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 October 2012

Following a successful first rehearsal the members of the brand new ‘Fodens Youth Band’ are now gearing up for their debut performances.

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CD Discounts!!!!

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 3 October 2012

Looking for an ideal Christmas present ? then look no further!!   Fodens are pleased to announce various cd packages on offer via the bands website including discount cd prices as well as various 'bundles' including our latest cd release 'Masquerade' http://www.fodensband.co.uk/shop/

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Fodens Youth Band

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 24 September 2012

On Sunday 30th September the first rehearsal of the brand new Fodens Youth Band takes place in Sandbach. The band has been overwhelmed with applications over the past couple of months and 60 successful applicants will come together to rehearse for the first time this Sunday.

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Fodens ranked 3rd in the World Rankings

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 September 2012

Fodens recent victory at the British Open moves them upto 3rd place in the Brass Band World Rankings.

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Fodens at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 September 2012

On Saturday 8th September Fodens appeared in the gala concert of the 'Great Northern Brass Arts Festival' at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester where we shared the stage with our friends at Brighouse and Rastrick and Black Dyke. Please see below link to the review of the concert via 4barsrest http://www.4barsrest.com/reviews/concerts/con832.asp

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Fodens are crowned the 160th British Open Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 3 September 2012

On Saturday 1st September Foden's Band were crowned the '2012 British Open Champions' at the Symphony Hall, Birmingham The British Open Contest is classed as the most prestigious Brass Band contest in the World involving 17 of the best brass bands in Great Britain who all pitted their wits against...

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Manchester Cathedral Update

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 August 2012

Fodens are pleased to announce that the recently formed Fodens Youth Band will be making an appearance at the forthcoming Manchester Cathedral Concert on the 11th November to celebrate its launch.   Tickets for this not to be missed concert featuring Fodens, Jens Lindemann, Faures Requiem performed by the...

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Fodens tutor on the 12th Armagh Summer School

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 August 2012

Monday 6th August saw the start of the 12th Annual Armagh Old Boys’ Summer School led once again by 9 tutors from Foden’s Band. This year’s tutors were Richard Poole, Ian Raisbeck, Lesley Howie, Natsumi McDonald, Mark Bousie, Shaun Farrington, Stewart Baglin, Anthony Mann and Michael Fowles

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Mark Bousie has been awarded the Mortimer Medal

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 August 2012

Fodens are pleased to announce that our Euphonium player Mark Bousie has been award the Mortimer Medal for services to Youth

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Street names in Sandbach to honour Fodens Band

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 August 2012

Fodens are very proud to announce that nine road names in Sandbach will be named to honour Fodens Band.

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