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Foden's training day with Mereside Brass Band

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 23 September 2010

Principal players from Foden's recently held a coaching day with 'Mereside Brass' (based in Plumley, Cheshire) at the Sedgley Park Training Centre in Prestwich, Manchester on the 19th September

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Foden's release latest CD from Andy Scott

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 September 2010

Foden’s Band are pleased to announce the launch of our latest cd recording ‘A World Within’ featuring compositions from the band’s Composer in Residence Andy Scott       When Foden's Band competed at the British Open in Birmingham on Saturday 4th September 2010, it  also marked the launch of...

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British Open Results

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 September 2010

Results of the 'British Open' held at the Symphony Hall on Saturday 4th September

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Concert on the Cobbles

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 26 August 2010

Foden’s Band will headline a free afternoon of musical entertainment which will take place on Sunday 12 September from 12 noon on Sandbach’s historic market square.  There will be entertainment to suit all tastes and ages.    In addition to the musical entertainment, there will be free face-painting and a circus...

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Foden's in France

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 24 August 2010

Foden's Band performed at the Soirées at the Opéra-Théâtre, Limoges for the Cuivres en Fête Festival on Sunday evening, 24th August. Playing to a packed auditorium the band gave a varied programme under the baton of Michael Fowles in connection with Foden's instrument partner Besson.

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Fodens Baritone Player in Japan

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 20 August 2010

The first Japanese ‘Brass Band Camp’ was recently held in Mahatmas (BBCH)’ on the weekend of 13th to 15th August. The organisers of BBCH Atsuhiko Okamoto and Toshiaki Kameyama are also founders of Hamamatsu Brass Band, which was formed in 2004. Atsuhikocame to the UK to study with Prof.

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New Signing - Simon Gresswell

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 August 2010

Foden's are pleased to announce the signing of Simon Gresswell on Bflat bass who joins from Brighouse. Speaking to 4BR Foden's Chairman John Barber said 'We are extremely pleased to announce the signing of Simon who is regarded as one of the leading Bflat bass players in the country and...

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Patrons Choice 3 CD

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 29 July 2010

4barsrest.com recently reviewed Foden's latest cd release 'Patrons Choice 3'

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Inaugural Cheshire East Music Competition

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 July 2010

  As part of the Foden's and Cheshire East 'Partnership,' Foden's Band  recently held the first 'Inaugural Cheshire East Schools Music Competition' at Congleton Town Hall. The celebration concert, on Saturday July 10, involved three schools each delivering a 10-minute programme of music, and all three performances were truly outstanding...

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Website Launch youth.fodens.co.uk

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 July 2010

Fodens are delighted to be able to announce the official launch of their long-awaited Youth website.  Foden's began by forming a ‘Youth Patrons’ initiative to compliment their already successful adult scheme.  A natural progression was then to have a competition to name the website – hence the name ‘Salute To...

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