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Besson launch 'Urban Play'

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 2 January 2015

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Besson Instruments, partners of Foden's Band and Foden's Youth Band are released a brand new mobile app which is set to revolutionise the way young players practise.  The App was brought with them to the recent Foden's Solo Competition in November prior to it's recent launch. 

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Jens Lindemann awarded 'Member of the Order of Canada'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 2 January 2015

All at Foden's would like to congratulate one of our Vice Presidents Jens Lindemann who has become a 'Member of the Order of Canada' in the country’s latest honours list. The prestig

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Lions and Foden's continued support

Posted by Nigel Birch on 2 January 2015

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foden's are delighted to publish the following letter recieved from Nigel Birch, Musical Director Lions Youth Brass...

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Solo, Duet & Quartet Competition

Posted by Fiona Rolfe on 15 December 2014

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Foden’s 4th Solo, Duet & Quartet Competition again showed that it is one of the best in the country: With entries from all over England and Wales, we were delighted to welcome competitors from Belgium and Norway.  We are especially pleased that our friends from overseas were able to take...

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Barrow Coaching Day

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 December 2014

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Tutors from Foden's recently held a coaching day with 60 children at a workshop at St Pius X School, Barrow.The event was led by Mark Wilkinson with tutors Richard Poole, Neil Raisbeck, Sarah Lenton, John Barber, Stewart Baglin and Mark Landon who worked on a variety of pieces with the...

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Foden's YouTube Channel

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 December 2014

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We are pleased to announce the launch of our 'Youtube' channel featuring performances from a number of our concerts over the past couple of years. 

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Festival of Brass 2015

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 19 November 2014

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On the 24th January 2015 Foden's will once again perform at the prestigious RNCM Festival of Brass. The band will be conducted in an exciting and challenging programme by Bramwell Tovey and will also accompany our guest soloist Mark O'Keefe (Principal Trumpet with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra) The following day Foden's...

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Foden's in Kendal

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 17 November 2014

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Please see a review from our Concert with the British Sea Powerhttp://www.cumbrialive.co.uk/home/cumbria-s-top-brass-find-home-in-new-venue-1.1174068

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Manchester Cathedral Concert 29th November 2014

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 November 2014

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Just a reminder about our self promotional concert at Manchester Cathedral on Saturday 29th November where we will share the stage with our Youth Band, Halifax Choral Society (performing Rutter's Gloria, Zadok the Priest and You'll Never Walk alone) as well as star Trumpeter Jens LindemannTo give you an insight...

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Brass in the Blood

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 November 2014

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FODEN'S BAND FILM SCENES FOR “BRASS IN THE BLOOD” On Saturday 25th October the film crew arrived to film one of the end scenes for the new film “Brass in the Blood” which is being made at the moment in Sandbach with a story based around ...the history of Foden's Band. 

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