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Foden's to head to Armagh for 20th time

Foden's will head for another weekend of fantastic music making with friends later this month.

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  Foden's star players will be on hand to enjoy the music and the welcome.

Foden's will travel to Armagh for the 20th time at the end of the month to once again perform in a weekend of musical celebration with the Armagh Old Boys Silver Band.

The band first made the journey back in 2001 and has since established a wonderful friendship with players from every corner of the island of Ireland as part of the annual Gala Concert and the Armagh Brass Band Summer School week held each August.

CD recording

As part of the celebrations Foden's have recorded a CD of 'Marches & Hymns in Armagh' which have been performed during concerts over the years, with all proceeds going to towards the costs of the annual Brass Band Summer School.

On Saturday 1st February there will be a 'Young Soloists Rehearsals & Performance' initiative in Armagh Old Boys Band Hall (10.30am-3.00pm)

Growing

Speaking about the trip, Foden's Band Manager Mark Wilkinson told 4BR: "Every year we see outstanding developments and talent in the youth performances which take place during the Saturday.

It's a great opportunity for youngsters to practice and perform a solo accompanied by Foden's with individual feedback provided by our principal players.

It's open to everyone to enjoy and the number grows year on year, so please come along."

It's open to everyone to enjoy and the number grows year on year, so please come alongMark Wilkinson

Further details

To confirm a place on the weekend, please contact: Ivor Stevenson (all soloists must bring accompanying band parts) at: ivorbob@hotmail.com or 07734303005

The Gala Concert will be held at the First Presbyterian Church Armagh at 7.45pm.

Foden's round off the weekend by playing at the Service of Celebration in First Presbyterian Church Armagh at 11.30am on Sunday morning.

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