We’ve partnered with Capital One® Card Lab Connect to bring you our newest fundraising program, which helps us earn money effortlessly every day!
Just carry our custom credit card (it comes with a competitive rate), and valuable cash donations for every purchase you make with the card will be donated to the Regiment. We’ll also receive a $50 bonus donation when you make your first purchase. And not only will you be donating with each purchase you make, you’ll be helping to spread the word when people see your unique card, designed specifically for the Regiment. (Card designs subject to change).
By using one of the specially designed Regiment cards, the organization will receive the following benefits directly from Capital One:
· $50 initial donation after your first purchase
· 2% donation at most major Gas and Grocery merchants
· 1% donation on all other purchases
· Up to 10% donation at select merchants
All you do is what you normally would do, but do it using the Regiment Visa® Card instead.
Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict, the Audition Camp for Brass & Conductors (November 26-28) has been moved to Aldrich Middle School in Beloit, WI. There is no change of location for the Guard & Percussion camp in December.
For those flying and taking the Van Galder bus, the bus stop will still be South Beloit, IL. For those driving, there is a new map with directions here.
The Phantom Regiment organization would like to congratulate long time percussion staff member, Marty Hurley, for being inducted into the Louisiana Music Educators Association’s Hall of Fame. The ceremony to take place on Saturday November, 20, 2010.
Marty’s involvement with the Regiment began in 1976, when he became the percussion arranger and caption head. Except for a few years off, he held that position until 1992. Since 2006, Marty is a special guest clinician at our annual drum camp.
Marty is being recognized by the Louisiana Music Educators Association for his work and dedication achieved while teaching at Brother Martin High School in New Orleans. He’s been there for over 36 years.
The Northern Illinois University School of Music invites you to a unique performance by the NIU Wind Symphony, which will feature Dr. Thomas Bough as conductor, composer and tuba soloist. Bough will be performing his largest composition to date, “Suite Tuba”, a 14-minute multi-movement work for solo tuba and band. Thomas is a Yamaha Performing Artist, the Director of the Huskie Marching Band at Northern Illinois University, and a Phantom Regiment alumni from the summers of 1986 and 1987.
The concert will be webcast in HD from the NIU School of Music web page at www.niu.edu/music. The event will take place at 8 p.m. CST Wednesday, Nov. 17.
Regiment Phans in the Chicago area are welcome to attend the concert in person. It will be held at Boutell Concert Hall in the Music Building on the campus of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill. Admission and parking are free.
On the Road with the 2010 Phantom Regiment is now shipping! Yes…it’s shipping earlier than anticipated! Order yours now.
Also, due to popular demand, the bundle price for 2009 and 2010 is still available. You can’t beat the price for both DVD’s. If you already have the 2009 version, it’ll make a great Christmas gift, or better yet, donate it to your local band program.