Foden's appoint a 'Strategic Arts Funding Advisor'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 March 2018

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Foden's are pleased to announce that Carole Hirst has accepted their offer to become the bands 'Strategic Arts Funding Advisor'

Speaking about the appointment Mark Wilkinson commented ' We are extremely pleased that Carole has accepted our offer. Carole is a previous Solo Baritone player with the band and has recently been successful in securing funding for three major projects. Secured funding came from Arts Council England £17,819 for 'Catalyst... Funding' to enhance the Strategic Organisation, £26,400 from the Heritage Lottery for a 'Heritage and Digital Project' and £31,020 from Arts Council England for a 3 year strategic 'Music and Audience Development Plan.' Carole is one of the leading Consultant's in her field and we look forward to working on further projects with her.'

Carole Hirst commented ' I am very much looking forward to returning to the Foden's fold. As an ex player I have always kept a close connection to the band and it will give me great pride to be associated with the band again in a professional capacity.'

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