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Foden's perform with the Halle Orchestra

Posted by Andrew Duncan on 13 July 2015

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Summer Break & Withington visit

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 13 July 2015

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Foden's ended the summer term last Thursday (9th) and Friday (10th) welcoming professional conductor Allan Withington to Sandbach where we spent time rehearsing the forthcoming British Open and National Test pieces.  The band now commence a well earned break before returning for a concert at Gawsworth Hall on the 16th August. Despite having a...

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Hellos and Goodbyes at Foden's

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 3 July 2015

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Foden's have announced that Solo Cornet player Andrew Stevenson has left Foden's to commence a career in the RAF. Over the past 3 years Andrew has been a fully committed member of Foden's whilst being a student at the RNCM.

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Foden's Solo Contest 2015

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 30 June 2015

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Plans are well under way for the forthcoming Foden's Solo Contest (which is the largest of its kind in the UK) to be held in Sandbach on the 31st October 2015. As well as various prizes and bursaries, Glyn Williams (pictured left) will now provide a trophy for the 'most outstanding euphonium player of the day'.

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David Gillson join Foden's on Flugel

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 26 June 2015

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Foden's are pleased to announce the signing of David Gillson as Flugel Horn Soloist. David is a previous member of Grimethorpe Band where he played Solo cornet and joins from the Fairey Band, where he held the same position, as well as covering on Principal cornet.

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Foden's announce that David Thornton has joined the band on Solo Euphonium

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 5 June 2015

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Foden's announce that David Thornton has joined the band on Solo Euphonium.

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Glyn and Helen say goodbye to Foden's

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 5 June 2015

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Glyn and Helen Williams would like to announce that their combined 35 year connection with Foden's Band will come to an end this Summer as they have made the huge decision to re-locate to South Wales and to take up the Solo Euphonium and Flugel positions with the Cory Band.

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Crewe Lyceum Concert

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 4 June 2015

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On the 21st June Foden's will appear in concert at Crewe Lyceum Theatre. 

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Foden's win Whit Friday

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 31 May 2015

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From the first Whit Friday Marches in 1884, the event has grown in popularity. This year over 100 brass bands participated in twenty two different contests at venues scattered around the areas of Tameside and Saddleworth. At each venue bands march to a central location where they perform a contest march...

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Foden's to support Alder Hey Children's Hospital

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 21 May 2015

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Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College are delighted to welcome Foden’s Band for a charity concert on Saturday 23rd May commencing at 7.30pm.  All proceeds from the concert will go to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital (Hollie’s Appeal).  Please see below issued by the school 'Hollie is a Year 8 student at Sandbach High School and...

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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