Foden's Solo Contest, Saturday 31st October
The 'Foden's Solo Contest' is the largest of its kind in this country and last year attracted over 170 competitors who competed in 18 different classes. Once again we have received a similar number of entrants who will be travelling from Norway...
On Monday 16th September Foden's have invited the funding officer from Brass Band England to attend the Foden's Bandroom to hold a seminar in relation to funding ie what funding is available for bands etc and also a questions and answers session.
The meeting is being arranged for bands...
After an enjoyable day at the Youth Finals listening to some great playing and seeing Hundreds of young players , why is it that so many adult bands are struggling to fill empty seats. Is it down to a lack of trying from adult bands ie get an association with a youth band, is it that...
On Sunday 11th November Fodens will be holding a self promotional concert at the magnificent Manchester Cathedral commencing at 7.30pm.
The first half of the concert will feature Fodens Band with guest trumpet soloist Jens Lindemann.
The second half will commence with a short performance...
Foden's have launched what they believe is the first Brass Band 'App' for the Iphone.
Speaking about the launch Mark Wilkinson said ' We are extremely pleased to announce the launch of the Foden's App which has been designed by Soprano player Richard Poole. The App features Band History...
Im posting the below on behalf of a member of Fodens who has just designed a new Iphone app that may be of use to you or your pupils (musik termz)
'Ever been in a rehearsal and seen that long Italian/French/German word that you didn't know the translation of? Now's your chance to...
Fodens' will be holding a self promotional concert on the 18th September at Chester Cathedral commencing at 7.30pm.
The concert will Feature Foden's band and the Vale Royal Singers conducted by Bram Tovey who has just returned from a busy schedule conducting the National Youth Brass Band of...
Fodens Band require an experienced and committed back row cornet player.
Applications will be treated in strictest confidence
Please contact Mark Wilkinson on 07740 354106 or via email email@example.com
Fodens are selling their set of Courtois cornets (8 instruments)
The instruments are in silver plate and engraved with the 'Fodens' logo on the bell.
The instruments are in good condition and are approx 7 years old.
Will be looking at around £525 per instrument
Fodens outline plans for a Training Weekend
Fodens principal players will be holding a coaching weekend at Sandbach School on the 13th and 14th December 2008.
Speaking about the training weekend Mark Wilkinson said ' For a number of years Fodens have been actively involved in numerous...
After a lot of discussion at band alot of people tend to have a different opinion on the below and no one seems to know what the actual rule is!!
If you have for example a top b with a flat accidental at the start of the bar and at the end of the bar you have a bottom b without the...
British Open Champions ' are pleased to announce the launch of the bands 'new look' website
Speaking about the website Mark Wilkinson said 'Following on from the recent press release concerning the change in the bands name, it was decided that now was the right time to re design the bands...
I am trying to get in touch with someone from Reddish Band in Stockport. I have been unable to find details on the internet and a previous contact number I had for some one in the band is now non existent
Can anyone help please?
Im selling my silver 928 cornet via ebay with a staring price of £550.
Im not sure how to put a link to the item but if you after a good cornet in very good condition have a peep on ebay
ta mark wilkinson
Ive justed started teaching at a school in Reddish, Stockport and have a number of players whom im trying to get involved with bands outside of school. The players have only been playing a year or so and are around grade 2/3 standard. If any bands are interested plese let me know via...