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Foden's to hold free workshop at Keele University

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 1 February 2017

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On the 12th February Foden's players will hold a training day at Keele University which has been organised by the Music and Music Technology Departments at the University.

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Armagh Summer School

Posted by Richard Poole on 23 August 2016

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Monday 8th August saw the start of the 16th Annual Armagh Old Boys’ Summer School led once again by 9 tutors from Foden’s Band. This year’s tutors were Richard Poole, Ian Raisbeck, Lesley Poole, Sarah Lenton, Mark Bousie, Shaun Farrington, Stewart Baglin, Anthony Mann and Michael Fowles. The course copied the...

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Final Concert of Season

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 20 July 2016

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Last weekend Foden's provided a concert as guest of the Uttoxeter Band to celebrate their 20th anniversary. Prior to the concert Mark Wilkinson provided a free master class covering the various basics of brass playing whilst Mark Bousie provided a Youth workshop to keen delegates. 

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Armagh Summer School

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 20 July 2016

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Between the 8th - 13th August the 16th consecutive Armagh Summer School will take place in Armagh, Northern Ireland with tutors from Foden's Band.

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Foden's announce Partnership with Keele University and free workshop on the 23rd April

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 7 April 2016

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Foden's are pleased to announce a new Partnership with Keele University as well as a free workshop and concert on the 23rd April

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Lions Youth Brass Workshop

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 16 March 2015

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As the National Youth Brass Band Championships approach Lions Youth Brass have once again engaged with Foden's Band to assist with their preparation, with a workshop which was supported by The Love Music Trust.

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Armagh Young Soloists

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 17 February 2015

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During our recent visit to Armagh, Northern Ireland, Foden's took part in one of our events of the year; 'Armagh Young Soloists Concert'. The event is designed for young brass & percussion players of all ages to have the chance to perform accompanied by Foden's Band.

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Amersham Coaching Day

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 5 February 2015

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On Saturday 31st January a team of tutors comprising of Mark Wilkinson, Helen Williams, Glyn Williams, Stuart Baglin, Mark Landon and Michael Fowles travelled to the Amersham Band to take sectional and full rehearsals ahead of the bands appearance in the 2nd section of the London and Southern Counties Regional...

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Lions and Foden's continued support

Posted by Nigel Birch on 2 January 2015

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foden's are delighted to publish the following letter recieved from Nigel Birch, Musical Director Lions Youth Brass...

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Barrow Coaching Day

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 December 2014

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Tutors from Foden's recently held a coaching day with 60 children at a workshop at St Pius X School, Barrow.The event was led by Mark Wilkinson with tutors Richard Poole, Neil Raisbeck, Sarah Lenton, John Barber, Stewart Baglin and Mark Landon who worked on a variety of pieces with the...

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