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Foden's return to Gawsworth

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 21 May 2014

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Foden's will make a welcome return to Gawsworth Hall on the 17th August. The stunning surrounding of the Cheshire stately home plays host to an annual summer season which attracts audiences to see world class musicians, theatre productions and even famous comedians playing in the open air theatre.  Tickets for...

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Bury St. Edmunds Festival

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 May 2014

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Next weekend Foden's will perform at the prestigious Bury St Edmunds Festival. The concert will see the world premiere of a new composition commissioned by Foden's from the pen of Andy Duncan as well as his Trombone Concerto performed by John Barber.

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A Child Like You Premiere

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 May 2014

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Do you fancy reading about the inspiration behind the bands latest project with Andy Scott which resulted in a recent concert at the RNCM as well as a forthcoming concert at the Southbank and Glasgow ?If so click on the belowhttp://www.andyscott.org.uk/blog/2014/child-you.htm

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New Website Launched

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 30 April 2014

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Foden's Band are delighted to welcome you to our new website.

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Youth Band Rehearsal and Transport Parade

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 April 2014

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On the 27th April members of Foden's carried out rehearsals with our fantastic Foden's Youth Band ahead of a joint concert on the 7th June. Amongst other pieces we will combine both bands for a performance of 'Images of the Millennium' by Howard Snell including narration at this not to...

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Foden's Composers Contest

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 April 2014

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46 entries have been received and submitted for our composer contest with the deadline now reached. Dr Meechan, Philip Sparke and Michael Fowles will now decide which of the 5 compositions in the 23 and under category will proceed to the live Masterclass workshop at the RNCM on the 15th June. At...

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Youth Band Strengthen Links

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 22 April 2014

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Foden's Youth Band would like to congratulate all of young musicians who performed at the recent National Youth Brass Band Championships in Salford.

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Patrons VII Review

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 22 April 2014

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Please see a review of the bands latest cd release 'Patrons Choice VII' http://www.4barsrest.com/reviews/cds/cd560.asp#.U1Z7Y2BOX5o The cd can be purchased via the below http://www.fodensband.co.uk/shop/

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National Finals Test Piece

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 21 April 2014

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The test piece for the National Finals in October has been announced. 'The Legend of King Arthur' composed by our Musical Associate Dr Peter Meechan has been selected as this years test. The piece is enjoyable and very difficult to play but should be a good audience friendly choice.Foden's have...

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New Van Partnership

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 21 April 2014

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Foden's Band is delighted to announce a new parnership with Cheshire based Auric Car Leasing http://www.auriccarleasing.co.uk   Auric's  Managing Director, Richard Blake, said that when he heard that the band's old van was about to 'retire' he was delighted to offer the band the use of a brand new vehicle...

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For any conductor and every audience, Foden’s Band is a musical Magic Carpet. It continually takes the listener to places that few other ensembles rarely even approach Howard Snell