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Wedding Bells

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 February 2011

On Saturday 18th February solo cornet player Paul MacDonald married solo Baritone player Natsumi Inaba at Crewe Hall, Crewe.

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Fodens travel to Armagh

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 February 2011

During the weekend 4th – 6th February 2011 Foden's Band made their 11th consecutive visit to Armagh, Northern Ireland for an action packed weekend of playing, training and fun.

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John Wallace becomes one on the bands Vice Presidents

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 10 February 2011

Foden's Band are delighted to announce that Professor John Wallace OBE CBE has accepted the post of Vice President with the band. Professor Wallace is not new to the band having conducted them at Gateshead's Brass in Concert Championship at the end of 2010 where the band were placed 2nd...

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Foden's at the RNCM

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 January 2011

Foden's were recently featured in the prestigious RNCM Festival of Brass in Manchester which is classed as one of the major Brass Band festivals in the world featuring some of the countries best bands performing a programme of 'serious' compositions

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Exciting times at Fodens

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 January 2011

Prior to Foden's appearance at the RNCM 'Festival of Brass' the band had been busy preparing and recording a solo cd with the world renowned Trumpet Soloist Jens Lindemann conducted by James Gourlay. Foden's will travel to Switzerland in November where they will be featured in concerts with Jens as...

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Patrons Concert

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 January 2011

Foden's have announced that the annual Patron's concert will be held on Tuesday 22nd February at Sandbach Boys School commencing at 7.30pm.

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CD Sales

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 6 January 2011

Due to the uptake on the Christmas Cd's offers the band have decide to leave the packages and prices unchanged.

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A World Within CD Review'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 January 2011

'A World Within' cd featuring the composition talents of Andy Scott which recently won the title 'British Bandsman CD of the year 2010' has been reviewed by 4barsrest.com

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2nd Highest in the World

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 December 2010

Foden's Band are delighted to end the year ranked 2nd in the World of Brass - 4barsrest.com world rankings. The rankings take into account contest placings, quality of the contest lineup etc 1 Cory Wales 1,401.26 - 2 Foden's North West 1,055.85 +1 3 Black Dyke Yorkshire 1,001.22 -1 4...

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Christmas Thanks

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 December 2010

Foden's would like to wish all our patrons and supporters a very 'Happy Christmas' and would like to thank everyone for their continued support.

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