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Bridgewater Hall Programme

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 26 August 2011

Fodens have released details of their programme to be played at the Bridgewater Hall on the 10th September. The programme includes piece from our Composer in Residence Andy Scott and Musical Associate Pete Meechan

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Fodens welcome a new 'Partner'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 16 July 2011

Fodens are pleased to announce that Hercules Stands have now become 'Partners' with the band.

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Fodens raise the roof

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 July 2011

Foden’s Band on the 3rd June gave a concert in recognition of the partnership it shares with Sandbach Town Council. This year’s concert venue was decided by the council with the aim of raising funds for the roof of nearby church, St.Mary’s.

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Fodens launch solo and quartet contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 July 2011

Foden’s Solo and Quartet 8th October 2011

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Englsih Nationals Results

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 27 June 2011

On the 25th June Foden's band competed at the 'English Nationals Brass Band Championship' a week after winning the 'Tameside Whit Friday March Contest' for the 9th time in 10 years. The contest is by invitation only where the Highest 10 ranked bands in England are invited to compete against...

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Patrons cd reviewed

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 June 2011

Fodens latest Patrons Choice cd is reviewed by www.4barsrest.com

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Fodens are crowned Tameside Whit Friday Champions

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 June 2011

On Friday 17th June Fodens competed at the Whit Friday March Contest held across various villages in Tameside.

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Masterclasses

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 June 2011

Players from North West Area Brass Bands Association bands were treated recently to three Master Classes. The classes were led by Mark Wilkinson (cornet), Leslie Howie (horn) and Glyn Williams (Euphonium) of the Foden’s Band, who took time out of their busy schedules, to give over 80 players from bands...

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Web Site updates

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 10 June 2011

Foden's have now added a 'You Tube' section on the bands website where you can watch videos of the band. We will shortly be adding 'Foden's' ring tones to the website which can be downloaded to your mobile phone!!!! Also keep you eye on the bands website for latest news,...

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Howard and Jens join Fodens Vice Presidents

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 June 2011

Foden’s are delighted to announce the addition of Howard Snell and Jens Lindemann to their growing list of Vice Presidents. Howard’s relationship with the band is embedded in banding folklore and after conducting Foden’s at last year’s British Open and more recently at this year’s Great Northern Spring Brass Arts...

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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