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RNCM announces conducting link with Foden's

August 17, 2018
The Royal Northern College of Music has announced an innovative conducting link to North West champion Foden's.

Matt Ford

Foden's tune up on return with Ford

August 17, 2018
Foden's returned from their summer break by linking up with Big Band singer Matt Ford


Firth maintains national interest a century after death

August 5, 2018
The remarkable, yet tragic musical life of former Foden's principal cornet Edwin Firth continues to hold a fascination for the National press.


Double player boost for Foden's

July 25, 2018
Foden's fill solo cornet and solo baritone vacancies with experienced new signings.


Firth cornet continues to sound on national stage

July 23, 2018
The great Edwin Firth's cornet continues to create media interest and a wonderful sound 100 years after its owners tragic death.


Foden's offer two free tickets to see The Wizard of Oz

July 11, 2018
If you want to get along and see the great James Morrison in action at the RNCM in Manchester this weekend, then all you have to do is answer a simple Foden's quiz question.

Mike Lovatt

 The Brass Show: Mike Lovatt

July 7, 2018
Iwan Fox and the Brass Show gets to meet the great Mike Lovatt in action on his latest CD project with Foden's Band


 We're off to play with the Wizard, the wonderful wizard of Oz...

July 4, 2018
4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Mark Wilkinson of Foden's Band about their forthcoming concert appearance with James Morrison.

Mike Lovatt

56 degrees and hotter for Lovatt and Foden's

July 1, 2018
It may be hotter than a match head in the city as the Lovin' Spoonful used to sing — but the playing of trumpeter Mike Lovatt has sent it north of boiling point with his CD recording with Foden's Band


Plenty of prizes to play for at Foden's annual Solo, Duet & Quartet contest day

June 23, 2018
There really is something to play for at Foden's annual contest — from the youngest to the oldest and all stops in between — including a great new family duet category...

Mark Wilkinson

The sound of Firth restored to former glory

June 12, 2018
The work of Paul Andrews at Brass Toff and the playing talent of Mark Wilkinson has helped recall memories of the sound of the great Foden's cornet player Edwin Firth.

Matt Ford

Foden's to swing it again with Ford

June 6, 2018
Foden's will renew their swing time musical partnership with big band singer Matt Ford this weekend.


Foden's greatest cornet player to be honoured

May 24, 2018
Exactly 100 years after his death the memory and talent of the great Edwin Firth will be recalled by Foden's Band in a series of special events.


Foden's stars inspire in Wales

May 15, 2018
Stars of Foden's Band inspired players aged 11 to 70 on their recent workshop day trip to Abergele.

isobel daws

BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award to be decided

April 20, 2018
Four talented young musicians will battle to be crowned the BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award winner tonight in Manchester.


Cross border inspiration for Foden's

April 17, 2018
Star players from Foden's Band will head across Offa's Dyke later this month to lead a workshop day with in Abergele.


Foden's opt for Bach on Brussels in Birmingham

April 16, 2018
The Swiss conductor Michael Bach will link up with Foden's for their British Open appearance later this year.


Foden's launch heritage website with golden memories

March 28, 2018
The unique history of one of the most famous names in world banding has been preserved for future generations to explore and enjoy.


Foden's add Hirst expertise to their line-up

March 21, 2018
Foden's have announced that Carole Hirst has become the band's Strategic Arts Funding Advisor.

James Morrison

Foden's set for Morrison quartet link

March 13, 2018
Foden's has announced that they will appear alongside the famous James Morrison Quartet at the RNCM in Manchester in July.

St Michael's Brass Band - We are playing in Middleton Town Centre.

Saturday 18 August • Middleton Gardens, Middleton. M244DF

Ibstock Brick Brass - Ibstock Country Fair

Sunday 19 August • Ibstock Showground. Pretoria Road. Ibstock. Leicestershire LE676LN

Black Dyke Band - St Wilfrid's Church, Harrogate

Saturday 1 September • Duchy Rd, Harrogate HG1 2EY

Contest: 166th British Open

Saturday 8 September • Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA

Black Dyke Band - Brass on Sunday Gala Concert, Birmingham

Sunday 9 September • Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EA

Elland Silver Band

August 17 • Are seeking a Repiano Cornet Player. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced or talented young player to join one of Yorkshire's progressive championship section bands.

Crewe Brass

August 17 • Crewe Brass seek Eb and Bb bass, Euphonium and Baritone players. We are a friendly 1st Section Band and perform at a variety of events (including contests) under the baton of our MD Matt Pithers. Rehearsals are every Friday at 7.45pm in Shavington, Crewe.

Burnham and Highbridge Brass Band

August 16 • The Burnham and Highbridge Band has the following vacancies: Principal and 2nd Trombone, 2nd Euphonium and, Back Row Cornets.

Jack Capstaff

Bmus (Hons)
Conductor | Composer