Foden's win the Area

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 28 February 2011

On Sunday 27th February Fodens Band reclaimed their title as the 'North West Area Champions' for a record 6th consecutive year at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool.
 
Fodens performance of the set test piece 'Paganini Variations' by Philip Wilby was conducted by the bands guest conductor Allan Withington who claimed his first victory at this contest. Fodens along with Faireys and Pemberton will represent the North West Area at the 'National Finals' in the Royal Albert Hall, London on the 15th October.
 
RESULTS
 
1. Fodens (Allan Withington)
2. Fairey (Geneva) (Russell Gray)
3. Pemberton Old Wigan DW (Mark Bentham)
4. Wingates (Alan Morrison)
5. Leyland (Philip Harper)
6. Blackburn & Darwen (Nick Sheppard)
7. Co-operative (Crewe) (Jef Sparkes)
8. Ashton-Under-Lyne (Martyn Evans)
9. Vernon Building Society Poynton (Kevin Gibbs)
10. Co-operative Milnrow (David Evans)
11. Silk Brass (Paul Andrews)

 Please CLICK HERE to view the 4barsrest.com review of the contest.

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