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Foden's International Music Festival

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 April 2020

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During the past two weeks Foden's have been running an online 'International Music Festival.' During this time we have had 33 videos uploaded to our facebook page covering a variety of styles from players across the World at different stages of their musical development.

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Online initiative to help teachers and musicians.

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 April 2020

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The people who run the popular event ticketing website www.priorbooking.com have dropped everything to create a new website to try and help their teacher and musician friends who have been hit hard by the Covid-19 outbreak. Run by bandsmen, the company stopped all but essential work and rolled out the new website...

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No loo rolls were harmed in the process

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 April 2020

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Whilst in lock down we are enjoying producing videos and continuing to work with each other.

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Foden's produce a virtual take on a classic theme tune!

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 April 2020

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Following the success of our first virtual band performance recorded whilst in lock down,  we have been working hard to produce something a little bit different!

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Foden's produce a virtual band!

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 April 2020

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Since being on lockdown Foden's have been extremely busy behind the scenes running an International Online Music Festival, holding two committee meetings via Zoom, a band quiz and following the success of a number of virtual band performances have arranged their own take on a Queen Classic!

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Foden’s launch an International Online Solo Festival

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 March 2020

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Foden’s International Online Solo Festival is launched…

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Coronavirus will not stop the Committee

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 28 March 2020

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Due to the Coronavirus we held our monthly committee meeting on line.

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Foden's continue their collaboration with Age UK Cheshire

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 25 March 2020

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Since last October Foden’s have been collaborating with Age UK Cheshire and arts organisation the Power of Art in a project that helps the over 50’s of the Northwich area of Cheshire overcome social isolation and loneliness by making brass music together.

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Foden's inspire in Abergele

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 March 2020

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On Saturday 14th March a large number of players with mixed ability and ages representing ten bands from North Wales and Cheshire travelled to Abergele Community Centre.

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Foden's are the North West Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 3 March 2020

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On Sunday 23rd February Foden's Band competed at the North West Area Competition at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool. The 'Area' contest is a qualification for the National Finals held at the Royal Albert Hall, London in October.

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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