27 10, 2017

2018 Audition Season is here!

2017-10-27T07:20:57-05:00October 27th, 2017|

The hardest part about auditioning for the Phantom Regiment is....taking the first step! That first step is deciding to audition and filling out the registration...NOW! Especially since the registration fee increases after October 31st. So don't wait, sign up today. We have locations across the country taking place over 4 weeks from November 17 through December 10. Find a date or location close to you. If you can't make it to a live audition, which is the absolute best way to experience the Phantom Regiment, you could send in a video audition. The deadline for those is December 5th. Find all [... Read More]

26 10, 2017

Get to know the 2018 Percussion Staff

2017-10-26T09:39:25-05:00October 26th, 2017|

The Phantom Regiment is excited to announce the percussion staff that will be working with the 2018 Regiment percussion. Get to know them below! Audition dates and information at regiment.org/join Read full staff bios on each staff member at regiment.org/our-staff/percussion-staff/ Derrick Shannon Caption Head Noblesville, Indiana 7th year (Member 2007-2008) Matt Black Snare Technician Homewood, Illinois 1st year Dylan Bram Front Ensemble Technician Columbus, Ohio 2nd year Megan Budway Sound Engineer Cary, North Carolina 2nd year (Member 2015-2016) Cory Doran Front Ensemble Technician Commerce, Texas 4th year Jerrod Douglas Sound Engineer Akron, Ohio 2nd year (Member 2015-2016) Alan Fear Front Ensemble Technician Coraopolis, Pennsylvania 1st year [... Read More]

23 10, 2017

Get to know the 2018 Brass Staff

2017-10-23T11:04:13-05:00October 23rd, 2017|

The Phantom Regiment is excited to announce the brass staff that will be working with the 2018 Regiment brass line. Get to know them below! Audition dates and information at regiment.org/join Read full staff bios on each staff member at regiment.org/our-staff/brass-staff/ Brad Toth Caption Head Ft Worth, Texas 1st year Ronnie Pruitt Assistant Caption Head League City, Texas 1st year Danny Brock Trumpet Technician Roanoke, Texas 1st year Dr. Andrea Brown Ensemble Specialist/Mellophone Technician Ann Arbor, Michigan 12th year Ben Carrol Mellophone Technician Austin, Texas 1st year Daniel Cook Mellophone Technician Evanston, Illinois 2nd year (was Admin Staff 2011) Greg Horner Trumpet Technician Austin, Texas [... Read More]

20 10, 2017

Get to know the 2018 Visual Staff

2017-10-23T10:30:01-05:00October 20th, 2017|

The Phantom Regiment is excited to announce the visual staff that will be working with the 2018 Regiment. Get to know them below! Audition dates and information at regiment.org/join Read full staff bios on each staff member at regiment.org/our-staff/visual-staff/ Drew Solomonson Caption Head Canton, Georgia 11th year (Member 2001-2005) Scott Schumann Assistant Caption Head Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 7th year (Member 2007-2008) Dwight Emmert Visual Instructor & Educational Advisor Evansville, Indiana 13th year (Member 1982-1983, 1988) Michael Richman Visual Choreographer & Physical Trainer New York, New York 5th year Reggie Adams Visual Instructor Middleburg Heights, Ohio 7th year Brian Allmond Visual Instructor Austin, Texas 3rd year [... Read More]

18 10, 2017

Get to know the 2018 Guard Staff

2017-12-21T08:45:01-06:00October 18th, 2017|

The Phantom Regiment is excited to announce the color guard staff that will be leading the 2018 color guard! We look forward to another exciting year for the Phantomettes AND the Raiders! Audition dates and information at regiment.org/join Read full staff bios on each staff member at regiment.org/our-staff/guard-staff/ Stephanie Chavez Caption Head Houston, Texas 1st year (PR Member 2007-2010) Chad Berkstresser Guard Design team Lynchburg, Virginia 1st year Chris Cook Asst. Caption Head/Weapon Choreographer Orlando, Florida 1st year Vance Anderson Weapon/Flag Technician Orlando, Florida 1st year Sheldon Apo Flag Choreographer Dayton, Ohio 1st year Luke Christisen Weapon Choreographer/Technician Houston, Texas 1st year [... Read More]

3 10, 2017

Phantom Regiment legend Dan Farrell retires from drum corps

2017-10-03T14:24:47-05:00October 3rd, 2017|

The man who has guided Phantom Regiment’s program team for most of the past 25 years is retiring. Dan Farrell, who joined Phantom Regiment as a 12-year-old baritone player in the fall of 1971, is stepping away from drum corps after more than 45 years – all of it with his hometown corps. His illustrious career includes individual accolades, two world championships and induction into both the Phantom Regiment and Drum Corps International halls of fame. “The Regiment has been good for me and good to me, and I’ll always be grateful for that,” the 58-year-old Rockford native said. “But [... Read More]

1 10, 2017

2017 Red & Black Fall Classic Show Recap

2017-10-01T11:43:02-05:00October 1st, 2017|

Our annual high school marching band show, sponsored by Bob Rogers Travel was held this past Saturday (September 30, 2017). The fans witnessed some fabulous performances from high school marching bands from Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana! We want to thank ALL of the volunteers who helped to make our event such a success. Special shoutout to the NIU Huskie Marching Band whom volunteered throughout the day as well as performed during the event. Thanks to the support of all the bands involved, the fans, and our corporate sponsor Bob Rogers Travel. For the full recap of the scores: Red & Black Fall Classic [... Read More]