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Russell Gray to lead Foden's in 2019

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 29 November 2018

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Following their recent Nationals victory Foden's have announced that they have engaged the services of Russell Gray to lead the band at the North West Area, British Open and National Finals in 2019. Russell is a former Principal Cornet of Foden's and was their Musical Director in 2002 / 2003

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Prof Nicholas Childs to lead Foden's at the North West Area

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 1 February 2017

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Following last years victory at the North West Area Foden's have confirmed that Prof Nicholas Childs has once again been engaged to defend their title on the 26th February.

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Howard Snell celebrates 80th birthday

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 September 2016

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All at Foden's send our best wishes to Howard Snell who celebrates his 80th Birthday today.Howard was instrumental in Foden's success from the mid 80's to mid 90's and since his departure has remained a great friend of the band.Howard, thank you for everything you have done for Foden's and...

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Bramwell Tovey accepts professional conductor and president role

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 July 2016

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Foden's are pleased to announce that Bramwell Tovey has accepted the bands invitation to become their Professional Conductor and President.

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Annual Awards & Patrons Concert

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 19 February 2016

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On Tuesday 16th February the annual Patrons Concert took place at Sandbach School. 

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Foden's Announce North West Area Conductor

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 December 2015

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Foden's have announced that Professor Nicholas Childs will direct the band at the forthcoming North West Area Contest on the 28th February 2016.

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Foden's and Allan Withington part company

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 December 2015

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Following a successful four year partnership Foden's have announced that they have parted company with Allan Withington by mutual consent.

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Foden's announce RNCM Festival Programme

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 16 October 2015

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Foden's are delighted to have be invited once again to perform at the prestigeous 'RNCM Brass Band Festival' in January 2016. The festival is regarded as one of the most important festivals of brass band music, often featuring new commissions, ground breaking performances of contemporary repertoire as well as classics...

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'Reflections' on the British Open 2015

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 September 2015

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On Saturday 5th September Foden's competed at the 'British Open Contest' held at the Symphony Hall, Birmingham.

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Bramwell Tovey Interview

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 18 August 2015

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Earlier this year Foden's were conducted by Bramwel Tovey at the prestigious Royal Northern College of Music Festival of Brass. In a special interview by John Barber, in partnership with Sandbach Concert Series, Bram talked about his life and inspirations which have led him to become one of the most...

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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