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Masterclass with Mike Lovatt and Chris Houlding

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 9 July 2019

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On Saturday 13th July Mike Lovatt and Chris Houlding will hold a Masterclass commencing at 1pm (which is available to all ages and abilities) prior to a concert with Foden's, Elland Youth and SuperBrass at the George Lawton Hall, Mossley.

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Armagh Summer School

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 2 July 2018

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Foden's tutors are once again looking forward to working on the Armagh Summer School for the 18th consecutive year.

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Gary Curtin - How to improve your range

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 1 May 2018

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Gary Curtin (Solo Euphonium with Foden's) has prepared a video entitled 'How to improve your range'

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Wonderful workshop with the Fabulous Foden's

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 1 May 2018

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Brass players from across North Wales and Cheshire congregated at Abergele Youth and Community Centre on Saturday 28th April to participate in a Brass Band Workshop.

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Foden's tutors lead a training day in Norwich

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 26 September 2017

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On Sunday 24th September tutors from Foden's travelled to Norwich to lead a training day arranged by the East Anglian Brass Band Association.

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Armagh Summer School

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 24 July 2017

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On Monday 7th August the 17th consecutive Armagh Summer School will take place with tutors Mark Wilkinson, Richard Poole, Lesley Poole, Sarah Lenton, Mark Bousie, Shaun Farrington, Stewart Baglin and Anthony Mann

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Foden's in the Isle of Man

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 July 2017

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On Friday 14th July Darren Lea, Luke Pallister, Ryan O'Grady, Shaun Farrington, Gary Curtin and Jonny Bates travelled to the Isle of Man to lead a workshop with members of Manx Concert Brass and their Youth Band.

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Trentham Brass team up with Foden's Tutors ahead of the Midlands Area

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 22 February 2017

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On Sunday 12th February the members of Trentham Brass gathered for a six hour rehearsal on this year's area test piece ' Darkwood" by Dan Price with a seven strong team of tutors from Foden's led by Mark Wilkinson.

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Foden's to hold free workshop at Keele University

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 1 February 2017

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On the 12th February Foden's players will hold a training day at Keele University which has been organised by the Music and Music Technology Departments at the University.

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Armagh Summer School

Posted by Richard Poole on 23 August 2016

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Monday 8th August saw the start of the 16th Annual Armagh Old Boys’ Summer School led once again by 9 tutors from Foden’s Band. This year’s tutors were Richard Poole, Ian Raisbeck, Lesley Poole, Sarah Lenton, Mark Bousie, Shaun Farrington, Stewart Baglin, Anthony Mann and Michael Fowles. The course copied the...

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