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Foden's 'Youth Festival'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 November 2018

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In 2016 Foden’s were successful in an application to Arts Council England through ‘Grants for the Arts’ for a ‘Three Year Strategic Music and Audience Development Plan.’ Included in the application was a plan to run a non-competitive Youth Festival.

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Foden's perform on BBC 'Live Lessons'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 November 2018

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On Friday 9th November a Quartet from Foden's were invited to perform on BBC 'Live Lessons'

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Foden's Solo and Quartet Contest 2018

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 November 2018

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Sandbach Boys School again was the venue for the annual Foden's Solo, Duet and Quartet Competition which, now in its 8th year, is a firm date in the banding calendar.   Many regulars attended, along with lots of new faces, in particular from Norway and Belgium ensuring a healthy level of...

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Foden's Youth Festival 28th October

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 October 2018

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Foden's have now confirmed final details in relation to its non competitive Youth Festival to be held on Sunday 28th October at Sandbach School commencing at 10am

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Foden's to hold a non competitive Youth Festival

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 1 October 2018

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On the 28th October Foden's will hold a non competitive Youth Festival in Sandbach (between 10am and 5pm)

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Sandbach to Switzerland

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 20 September 2018

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North West Area champion Foden's will team up with Roberts Bakery Band to help raise funds for the Lions Youth Band's trip to the 2019 European Championships in Montreux.

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2018 Foden's Solo Competition Entry Now Open

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 June 2018

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Foden’s Band are delighted to announce details of their 8th Open Solo, Duet, and Quartet competition, on Saturday 3rd of November. The competition continues to grow in popularity, and Foden’s Band is very proud that it maintains it’s reputation as one of the best events of it’s kind in the country.

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BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award Final

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 April 2018

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On Friday 20th April Foden's will accompany four shortlisted finalists in a live broadcast from the RNCM commencing at 8pm. As  well as providing accompaniment we will perform a short entertaining programme whilst the Judges deliberate over the performances.

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BBC Radio 2 'Young Brass Award' finalists announced

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 March 2018

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BBC Radio 2 has announced the names of the four players who have been selected to go through to the final of this year's Young Brass Award on the 20th April to be held at the RNCM.

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BBC Radio Young Brass Award

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 February 2018

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On Saturday 10th February Foden's will accompany eight previously short listed musicians in the semi final of the BBC Young Brass Award at the BBC’s Philharmonic Studio, Salford.

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Foden's band maintains a world class reputation for providing entertainment in the field of brass music with a tradition and unique style Mark Wilkinson