31 12, 2015

College Marching Band Playoffs

2015-12-31T13:42:01-06:00December 31st, 2015|

We're doing our own version of the College Football Playoffs on Twitter! But of course, we're going to go with the college marching bands involved in the games! So choose your favorites...or if you're favorite isn't in the game, choose who you'd prefer!   Which of these two great college marching bands would you prefer?— Phantom Regiment (@PhantomRegiment) December 31, 2015   Round 2: Which of these two great college marching bands would you prefer?— Phantom Regiment (@PhantomRegiment) December 31, 2015

30 12, 2015

Last call for 2015

2016-02-03T09:38:28-06:00December 30th, 2015|

I hope you’ve been enjoying your holiday season so far. Here in Rockford, we didn’t have a White Christmas, but the snow has hit us now. As I sit here looking out my window, across the snow covered Beattie Park and Rock River, I look back on what we’ve accomplished in 2015. I’m so very thankful for the opportunities we’ve been able to provide for the young people in our programs. Thankful for the amazing new equipment trailer we were able to build. Thankful for all of our donors, volunteers (don’t know where we’d be without them), and board and committee [... Read More]

23 12, 2015

A Regiment Helmet Bay Plaque can be the best gift ever – still time to get one!

2015-12-23T11:57:17-06:00December 23rd, 2015|

You can purchase the ultimate gift for the Regiment alum, phan, or any drum corps fan for that matter on your list - a Regiment Helmet Bay plaque!! There are only a few remaining, so grab yours now before they're gone! This gift will last for the lifetime of our new equipment trailer!!! These plaques reside in our new equipment trailer, and are seen & read by members of the Phantom Regiment every time they suit up for a performance. Besides purchasing the best gift ever, you will be helping to fundraise for our capital campaign for our new equipment [... Read More]

15 12, 2015

Brass caption head, Christian Carichner, to present at The Midwest Clinic with members of Regiment hornline

2016-02-03T09:39:04-06:00December 15th, 2015|

Christian Carichner, brass caption head since 2012, and currently Assistant Director of Bands and Instructor of Tuba and Euphonium at Iowa State University, will be presenting a clinic at The Midwest Clinic. Also presenting with Christian will be Dr. Kevin Sanders, who was our featured clinician at the Regiment’s Brass Educational Camp this past summer. The session will take place on Thursday (Dec. 17) at 8:30am in room W184. The hour long clinic, featuring members of the Phantom Regiment hornline, will showcase proven strategies for establishing “The Bottom Line” for band and orchestra programs: the tuba and euphonium section! The clinic will demonstrate [... Read More]

9 12, 2015

Marie Grana Czapinski to join PR as consultant

2016-02-03T09:39:37-06:00December 9th, 2015|

Phantom Regiment is pleased to announce the addition of Marie Grana Czapinski as a consultant to the visual team. She will work with a design team that includes drill designer Dwight Emmert and visual coordinator Tony Hall. “We couldn’t be more thrilled to have Marie working with us,” said program coordinator Dan Farrell. “Her record speaks for itself and we look forward to benefitting from her many years of experience.” Czapinski is well-known to drum corps fans as a visual judge for Drum Corps International as well as Bands of America and Winter Guard International. She was on her first [... Read More]

3 12, 2015

Holiday Sale happening now, plus FREE shipping!

2015-12-03T09:35:14-06:00December 3rd, 2015|

There's still time to get the Regiment phan on your list the perfect gift this holiday season!! Check out our holiday savings where you can find many items on sale. Including this very popular Hockey Hoodie which is very warm and comfy!!! On sale for $35 Plus, from now till the end of the year, receive FREE shipping to anywhere in the United States! Shop now at shop.regiment.org.

1 12, 2015

You can help on this #GivingTuesday

2015-12-01T13:33:45-06:00December 1st, 2015|

Now in its fourth year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Observed on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Since its inaugural year in 2012, #GivingTuesday has become a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy with events throughout the year and a growing catalog of resources. You can participate in #GivingTuesday by giving your time, resources or talents to the Phantom Regiment in a [... Read More]

27 11, 2015

Rockford in the Running for the Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards

2015-11-27T12:15:27-06:00November 27th, 2015|

Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau partnering with the YMCA and RAVE in hopes of bringing free concerts to Davis Park in 2016, public vote to help decide winners.  Rockford is now in the running to host a 10-week live music series in downtown Rockford during the summer of 2016, and the community will help play a role in making it happen. Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, along with its grant application partners the YMCA of the Rock River Valley and the Rockford Area Venues & Entertainment Authority, hopes to qualify as one of the 15 winning organizations competing in [... Read More]

27 11, 2015

Holiday Celebration in Downtown Rockford Saturday to include PR brass ensemble performance

2015-11-27T09:24:26-06:00November 27th, 2015|

"Merry and Bright: a downtown holiday" returns on Saturday November 28, 2015 with Stroll on State! Stroll on State is a spectacular holiday event to attend with your family and friends to get you in the holiday spirit. There are plenty of activities to do, decorations to see, and delicious food to eat at this event to celebrate the holiday season downtown. The event runs from 3p to 9p on Saturday.   Stroll on State information The Phantom Regiment will have a small brass ensemble perform as well! We're excited and honored to be able to take part in this great city event. [... Read More]

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