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Fodens Band – 20 Glorious Years in Armagh

Posted by Mark Wlikinson on 9 January 2020

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Foden's will travel to Armagh for the 20th year from the 31st of January to the 2nd of February 2020 for their annual gala concert, young soloists and service of celebration weekend hosted by Armagh Old Boys Silver Band.

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Foden's 'Create a Buzz' with Age UK Cheshire

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 December 2019

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Last Sunday (1st December) saw the members of collaboration project ‘Creating a Buzz’ take part in their first public performance.  After only two sessions of tuition this partnership project between Foden’s Band and Age UK Cheshire took to the stage to demonstrate their newly acquired music making skills.

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Memories of Christmas, Foden's and Matt Ford 15th December

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 November 2019

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'Memories of Christmas' with Foden's Band and singer Matt Ford (as seen on the BBC Proms, BBC Big Band, John Wilson Orchestra and Halle Orchestra)

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Foden's and Mike Lovatt offer free tickets and financial incentives!

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 November 2019

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On Saturday 14th December Foden's will perform a concert entitled 'Christmas Classics with a twist' featuring guest soloist Mike Lovatt at the Victoria Hall, Bolton commencing at 7pm.

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Foden's Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 November 2019

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On Saturday 2nd November Foden’s Band held their annual Solo and Ensemble competition at Sandbach School which attracted 135 competitors across 16 sections.

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Foden's Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wiljinson on 28 October 2019

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Foden's Band have announced final plans ahead of its annual Solo and Quartet Contest on the 2nd November.

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Top bands to support the English European representative

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 25 October 2019

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A number of the country's leading bands have agreed to contribute towards the costs of the English representative attending the Europeans each year.

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East Anglian Brass Band Association Training Day supported by Foden's Band

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 25 October 2019

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On Sunday 20th October the East Anglian Brass Band Association held its Annual Brass Training Day at the Hewett Academy, Norwich. Delegates from age 10 upwards had enrolled for the course. This year the tutors were from the Foden’s Band.

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Foden's announce a departure and a new arrival

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 October 2019

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Foden's have thanked their 1st Horn player Nat Martin who left the band in July to concentrate on his final year studies at the RNCM. Prior to a replacement being announced Foden's welcomed Neil Blessett (Solo Horn with the Birmingham Citadel Band) who provided cover following Nat's departure up to...

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Fodens's Solo and Quartet Contest update

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 20 September 2019

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Foden's are delighted to announce further details of their annual Solo and Quartet contest to be held in Sandbach on the 2nd November which will be supported by Kapitol Promotions and Brass Band World. The Solo contest is a regular highlight in the bands busy calendar attracting over 120 competitors...

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