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Concert March — Champion

Dedicated to Foden’s Band after their win at the National Championships at the Royal Albert Hall in 2018. I had the unexpected honour of playing with the band the night before when Mark Bousie, their euphonium player, got delayed on a train and I was pressed into service from the audience. Sitting inside that great band was a revelation — the power, the accuracy and musicianship shone like a beacon and I remember saying to Gary Curtin that if they played like that the following day they would win — and they did