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]
"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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The Phantom Regiment is so very thankful for all the love & support we get from our phans! On this Thanksgiving Day, we give thanks to all of you who help us provide a life-changing experience for so many young people. Thank you to all of our donors, volunteers, staff, supporters and to the countless number of students that participate in our programs. May your life be filled with good things to be thankful for as ours are filled with thankfulness for you! From our phamily to yours, HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
The Phantom Regiment continues to succeed on and off the field thanks to many people. Those include our phenomenal volunteers, our great educational staff, and of course, the wonderful young people who participate in our programs. But, the main reason for our success is because of our heroes. Those heroes are YOU! After a successful capital campaign to build a new equipment trailer, some of our other fundraising campaigns have fallen short this year. We hope to make up some of that in our annual year-end campaign. Can you help out? Read more...
Here are the 60th Anniversary Celebration committee members: Celebration Manager – Kelly Norton Alumni Corps Manager – Ron Schulz Program Coordinators – Dan Richardson/Jim Wren Finance Lead – Diane Kisting Brass Coordinator – Bill Petersen (1982 Conductor / 1993-2001, 2015-2016 Staff) Percussion Coordinator – Dr. John Wooten (1981-1984 Member / 1987-1990 Staff) Conductor Coordinator – Will Pitts (2005-2008 Conductor / 2009-2011, 2016 Staff) Visual Coordinator – Duane Minnick (1982-1984 Member / 1986-1993 Staff) Color Guard Coordinator – Robin Hartowicz (2002-2003 Member / 2004-2006 Support Staff / 2015-2016 Board of Directors) Marketing Lead – Vicki Auditore (1976-1978 Member / 1979-1995 Staff) [... Read More]
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Do you have questions about our upcoming 2016 Phantom Regiment auditions? Then be sure to mark your calendar to join us on our first blab! We will be live on Tuesday, November 10th at 8:00pm Central. You will see and hear from our caption heads: Christian Carichner (brass); Derrick Shannon (percussion); John Leonard (color guard); and Will Schulze (visual). They will give a brief overview of the audition process and answer as many questions as possible. What is a "Blab"? Blab.im is a live-streaming video platform that allows us to host our own live video conference. Blab is currently available on desktop and [... Read More]