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Foden's announce the departure of David Thornton

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 December 2016

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Foden's have announced that David Thornton has resigned his position as Solo Euphonium from the end of December and accepted an offer to return to Brighouse and Rastrick as their new Musical Director.

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John Barber celebrates 20 years service at Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 November 2016

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Bramwell Tovey recently presented Solo Trombone player John Barber with a framed photograph containing quotes from leading conductors connected with Foden's all paying tribute to his performance and loyalty on celebrating 20 years service to the band.

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Foden's announce new Bflat Bass addition

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 27 May 2016

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Following their recent victory at the 'Tameside Whit Friday' march contest the North West Area Champions have announced the signing of Andy Cattanach on Bflat Bass.

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Annual Awards & Patrons Concert

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 19 February 2016

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On Tuesday 16th February the annual Patrons Concert took place at Sandbach School. 

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Player Changes at Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 January 2016

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Foden's are pleased to announce that Melanie Whyle has been appointed as the bands new Flugel Horn Player and Leon Renilson joins on Repiano.

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David Thornton wins the 'British Bandsman' Solo CD of the Year

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 December 2015

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The latest award follows a recent annoucement that David had also been awarded the 'Brass Band World' solo CD of the year.

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David Thornton wins the Brass Band World 'Solo CD of the Year'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 November 2015

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Foden's are pleased to announce that David Thornton has won the 'BBW Solo CD of the Year' for his recording 'Parallel Realities' which takes a cutting-edge approach to euphonium repertoire.

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Nick Birch Joins Foden's

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 13 October 2015

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Foden's are pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Birch who joined the band prior to their appearance at the National Finals last weekend.

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Sarah Lenton is awarded the 'Harry Mortimer Award' from the RNCM

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 September 2015

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On Saturday 5th September Sarah Lenton (the bands solo baritone player) was presented with the 'Harry Mortimer Award' prior to the results ceremony at the British Open.

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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 band maintains a world class reputation for providing entertainment in the field of brass music with a tradition and unique style Mark Wilkinson