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Armagh Old Boys Summer School Review

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 31 August 2017

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Review of the Armagh Old Boys Brass Band Summer School 2017

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Foden's in the Isle of Man

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 July 2017

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On Friday 14th July Darren Lea, Luke Pallister, Ryan O'Grady, Shaun Farrington, Gary Curtin and Jonny Bates travelled to the Isle of Man to lead a workshop with members of Manx Concert Brass and their Youth Band.

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Foden’s, Foden’s Youth and Foden’s Junior Bands – Parr Hall, Warrington, Sunday 11th June

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 July 2017

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For the second year in succession, the burgeoning, combined forces of the Foden’s Band organisation performed a matinee springtime concert in the beautiful acoustic of Warrington’s grand Parr Hall to a large audience.

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Foden’s Band – Musical Director: Michael Fowles – Aalborg Musikkonkurrence – 21/5/17

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 7 June 2017

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The musicians of Foden’s Band played a significant part at this year’s Aalborg Musikkonkurrence, Denmark’s leading entertainment competition: on the Saturday, John Barber, Mark Bousie, Michael Fowles and Mark Wilkinson all served as adjudicators for the event’s four sections and, on the same evening, the band played a very well...

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'Of Gods and Kings' CD review Nigel Clarke

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 28 February 2017

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For me, a good disc has to fulfil certain criteria. The music has to interest me; the programme notes have to offer insight into the compositions, so that I learn something new, and there has to be a strong vision behind the purpose of the disc.

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CD Review: Colours — The French Tenor Horn

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 January 2017

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In 2016 Foden's accompanied Anthony Galinier on his second solo cd project - 'Colours'

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Of Gods and Kings

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 January 2017

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After being voted 'runner up' in the 4barsrest 'CD of the Year' please see review of the cd

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Foden's appear at the Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Posted by Mark Willkinson on 28 September 2016

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On Sunday 11th September Foden's appeared in concert at the Symphony Hall, Birmingham alongside our friends from Black Dyke and Cor

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Festival of Brass Performance Reviewed

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 5 February 2015

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On the 24th January Foden's appeared in concert at the RNCM as part of the prestigious 'Festival of Brass' conducted by the world renowned conductor Bramwell Tovey as well as Musical Director Michael Fowles. For many years now the Saturday evening at the RNCM festival has been performed by Foden's, featuring...

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Foden's in Kendal

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 November 2014

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Please see a review from our Concert with the British Sea Powerhttp://www.cumbrialive.co.uk/home/cumbria-s-top-brass-find-home-in-new-venue-1.1174068

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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