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Foden's announce a departure and a new arrival

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 15 October 2019

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Foden's have thanked their 1st Horn player Nat Martin who left the band in July to concentrate on his final year studies at the RNCM. Prior to a replacement being announced Foden's welcomed Neil Blessett (Solo Horn with the Birmingham Citadel Band) who provided cover following Nat's departure up to...

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Jonathan Kitchen join Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 July 2019

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Foden's are pleased to announce the signing of Jonathan Kitchen who joins the bands Percussion section.

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Stem Cells

Posted by Mark Wlikinson on 10 January 2019

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'Foden's cornet player Adrian Beresford talks about his experiences in relation to giving a 'Stem Cell' swab following a campaign launched in conjunction with DKMS a global organisation dedicated to the fight against blood cancer.'

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New Arrivals in Sandbach

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 10 July 2018

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Foden's are pleased to announce the appointment of Ashley Jeffers on Solo Baritone and Wilson Taylor on Solo Cornet.

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Foden's are represented at Buckingham Palace

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 May 2018

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On Tuesday 15th May John Barber and Mark Wilkinson from Foden's Band were invited by Her Majesty the Queen to attend a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace.

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Foden's commence summer vacation

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 July 2017

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Following our visit to the Isle of Man last weekend the band now commence a well deserved summer break after performing in 19 public appearances, 2 contests (winning both) a cd recording and trips to Northern Ireland and Denmark since January.

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Foden's congratulate Anna Hughes-Williams on being awarded the 'Mortimer Medal'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 April 2017

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Foden's band are extremely proud that one of their members has been awarded the 'Mortimer Medal' for recognition of their services to the teaching of young brass musicians.

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Foden's have announced the appointment of Jonathan Bates on Solo Horn from Grimethorpe

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 April 2017

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Speaking about the appointment Mark Wilkinson commented 'Foden's are extremely pleased to announce that Jonathan has joined the band to fill a vacancy since last August. We are extremely grateful to Paul Bennett, Heather Linnell and Helen Varley who have all done a fantastic job covering this vacant position.'

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Foden's announce the signing of Darren Lea on Solo Cornet

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 31 March 2017

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Speaking about the signing Mark Wilkinson commented 'All at Foden's are extremely pleased that Darren has joined the band. I have been a great admirer of Darren's playing for a number of years and he will bring a wealth of experience to the band.'

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Foden's announce the signing of Jonathan Kitchen on Percussion

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 December 2016

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Jonathan's professional life is as a cellist, where he can be seen working with the LPO, BBCCO & English Touring Opera. However, having been brought up by a Yorkshireman it was only a matter of time before banding became part of his life.

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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