Fodens give a helping hand

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 March 2009

Players from Fodens recently gave a helping hand to Macclesfield Youth Band


Seven players from Fodens attended the youth band’s weekend training event at Savio House in Bollington, where the youth band was preparing to participate in the National Youth Brass Band Championships at the Royal Northern College of Music in April. 

Louise Renshaw, Musical Director of Macclesfield Youth commented"The tutors were brilliant and we all learned so much. They were really positive and gave our players a great deal of confidence. I was extremely impressed and must say a huge thank you to Mark Wilkinson who really went the extra mile to make the event a resounding success."

In additional to Mark, the tutors were Dave Morton, Natsumi Inaba, Dave Wycherley, John Barber, Lucy Pankhurst and Chris Doran.

Fodens Band would like to wish Macclesfield Youth the best of luck in the forthcoming contest.



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