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22 04, 2021

Learn from the best in the world with Phantom Regiment

2021-04-23T11:41:33-05:00April 22nd, 2021|

It was a most unusual year for Phantom Regiment and the new Phantom Regiment Academy in 2020, but it was one that included a SOLD-OUT series of educational camps. And, again, Phantom Regiment Academy is excited to offer a full slate of virtual camps for 2021. These camps and clinics feature staff from Phantom Regiment’s amazing design and instructional team as well as outstanding alumni educators. The goal of Phantom Regiment Academy’s camps and clinics is to provide the tools needed for student leaders to not only survive in a post-pandemic environment, but to thrive and be a positive influence [... Read More]

2 03, 2021

Call for nominations for the 2021 Phantom Regiment Hall of Fame

2021-03-02T08:19:25-06:00March 2nd, 2021|

We are now accepting nominations for the 2021 Phantom Regiment Hall of Fame! Do you know someone who has made a significant and long-lasting positive impact on the Phantom Regiment? The Phantom Regiment Hall of Fame was created in 2016 to honor and recognize such individuals. (Read about the inaugural PR Hall of Fame here). To see the current members of the PR Hall of Fame, visit regiment.org/hof. PR HALL OF FAME TIMELINE Call for nominations begins: Mar 1 Call for nominations ends: Mar 31 Voting: Begins Apr 15, Ends May 15 Hall of Fame inductee(s) announced: Show of Shows in Rockford [... Read More]

29 01, 2021

2020 Donation Summaries – FAQs

2021-01-29T10:10:47-06:00January 29th, 2021|

If you made a donation to Phantom Regiment in 2020, a summary of your donations will be sent out to you by the end of the January, 2021. Here are a few things you should know, as well as answers to a few Frequently Asked Questions: EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS As a non-profit organization, we have an obligation to utilize our donor investments wisely. Over the past few years, we have distributed our annual donation summaries via email to save on postage and printing. If we do not have an email address on file for you, we will mail your summary by [... Read More]

22 12, 2020

A Letter from the Corps Director: A Strong Finish to 2020

2020-12-22T14:47:37-06:00December 22nd, 2020|

Hello friends and phamily! It’s that time of year again! We are closing out 2020 and looking toward the future of our organization into 2021 and beyond. The past year has proven to be one of unprecedented change, not just for the performing arts community but everyone around the world. This has deeply impacted our lives, communities, and the organizations that we love.   Phantom Regiment has been impacted by this pandemic in ways we never could have predicted. However, we have seen YOU, our alumni and phans, help us stay true to our mission throughout this very different year.     The [... Read More]

29 06, 2020

YOU DID IT! Over $100k raised during inaugural Phan-a-Thon!

2021-07-20T08:17:07-05:00June 29th, 2020|

On Saturday, June 27, the Phantom Regiment community joined together in a virtual, telethon style event called the Phan-a-Thon. We laughed. We cried. We cheered. We reminisced. And, as of this post, 765 donors have contributed over $107,000 to support the future of Phantom Regiment. We are overwhelmed with the generosity of our alumni, phans, and phamily. If you missed some or all of the day, don't worry! We'll be sharing recap clips from throughout the event over the next week. PLUS - all of our "On-the-50" videos will be shared throughout the month of July. This series was compiled [... Read More]

23 06, 2020

Now LIVE: phanathon.com

2020-06-23T13:35:13-05:00June 23rd, 2020|

We’re only 4-days away from the 2020 Phan-a-Thon: a virtual fundraising event that celebrates all that makes Phantom Regiment special! We created a special place on the internet just for the Phan-a-Thon, with all the tools you'll need to make Saturday, June 27 a historic day. NOW LIVE: phanthon.com The official website for the 2020 Phan-a-Thon, phanathon.com is your go-to place for our global day of giving on Saturday, June 27. The site is where you can: Watch the Live-FeedMake a DonationKeep track of donor #s and $ totalsCheck out Donor Challenge GroupsView the Donor Wall of FameGet answers to FAQs Check It Out [... Read More]

19 06, 2020

Are you up to the CHALLENGE!?

2020-06-19T11:24:43-05:00June 19th, 2020|

We’re only 1-week away from the 2020 Phan-a-Thon: a virtual fundraising event that celebrates all that makes Phantom Regiment special! In an effort to meet our goal of 1,956 donors, we've added a bit of competition to the day with: GIVING CHALLENGES!  What are Giving Challenges? Giving Challenges are a friendly competition between different segments of our Phantom Regiment community. When you donate during the Phan-a-Thon, you'll be given a choice of which Challege Group you'd like to get credit for your donation.  Donors to the challenge group that raises the most money during the Phan-a-Thon get a FREE $10 gift [... Read More]

14 05, 2020

Meet the 2020 Hall of Fame Inductees

2020-05-14T15:05:27-05:00May 14th, 2020|

Phantom Regiment is pleased to welcome our newest inductees to the Phantom Regiment Hall of Fame. The class of 2020 will add four members to the hall of fame: Vicki Auditore, Greg Cesario, Dwight Emmert and Linda Riebock. This brings the total number of inductees to 48. There is one criterion for the hall of fame: Someone who has made a significant, long-lasting and positive impact on the Phantom Regiment organization. VICKI AUDITORE, who was nominated by longtime Phantom Regiment color guard member Geri Williams-Jenkins, was a member of Phantom Regiment’s color guard in 1976-1978 after marching for several years [... Read More]

10 05, 2020

Phantom Regiment Academy introduced as umbrella over all educational programming

2020-05-10T18:50:41-05:00May 10th, 2020|

Phantom Regiment has been a leader in performing arts education since its first drum major camp in 2003. Since that time, it has expanded to include brass, percussion and color guard camps as well as drum major camps all over the country. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused everyone to rethink how it provides education opportunities, and it was obvious the organization needed to do more. Phantom Regiment Academy is the name for all the organization’s educational programming from the existing in-person camps for which Phantom Regiment has become well-known to new virtual versions of those camps to new leadership camp [... Read More]