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Foden's at the National Finals

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 October 2016

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On the 7th October Foden's travelled to London to perform a concert at the Regent Hall, London prior to an appearance at the National Finals Contest to be held at the Royal Albert Hall the following day. Foden's had previously qualified for the contest due to winning the North West Area in February.

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Centre Stage step up to the mark

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 October 2016

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Foden's Band are delighted to have completed another of the many tasks caused by the tragic band room fire from April.

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Foden's Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 October 2016

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Once again Foden's have received a large number of entries for their forthcoming solo contest on the 29th October with representatives from the UK as well as Belgium, Norway and China!

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Youth and Junior Bands Up and Running

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 5 October 2016

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Fresh from their second rehearsals of the academic year, the Foden’s Youth and Junior Bands are once again looking forward to an exciting year of music making.

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Anthony Galinier releases solo cd accompanied by Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 28 September 2016

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At the forth coming National Finals Anthony Galinier will release his second solo 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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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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Foden's announce details of their forthcoming Solo Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 September 2016

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Foden’s Band are delighted to announce details of their 6th Open Solo, duet, and quartet competition to be held once again in Sandbach on Saturday 29th October. Speaking about the forthcoming event Fiona Rolfe commented 'We are once again looking forward to hosting our annual Solo Contest which is regarded...

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Edwin Firth

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 September 2016

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Please see below article by Prof John Miller Foden's have some exciting plans to commemorate the centenary of the death of Edwin in 2018https://musicmcrww1.wordpress.com/2016/08/27/fodens-band-and-its-great-soloist-edwin-firth/

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New Chapter in the Foden's history

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 September 2016

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Saturday 3rd September saw a new chapter in the bands history with our first rehearsal in our new bandroom. A major problem for the band has been trying to find a rehearsal room that ticks all the boxes, we believe we have now found that venue.  As well as this,...

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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