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]

3 11, 2020

2020 HOF Member Spotlight – Linda Riebock

2020-10-29T08:15:30-05:00November 3rd, 2020|

LINDA RIEBOCK, who was nominated by Phantom Regiment Hall of Fame volunteer Bill Riebock, first joined the Phantom Regiment organization as a volunteer in 1985 when her daughters became part of Phantom Regiment Pre-Cadets. Her daughters, Sarah and Becky, would later march in Phantom Regiment Cadets and Phantom Regiment. While her daughters aged out, Linda never did. She has been a volunteer and board member for most of the past 35 years. In her letter supporting the nomination, Phantom Regiment Hall of Fame cook Becky Nelson, said, “Her dedication and willingness to serve is admirable. She sets an example that [... Read More]

2 11, 2020

2020 HOF Member Spotlight – Dwight Emmert

2020-11-02T08:35:31-06:00November 2nd, 2020|

DWIGHT EMMERT, who was nominated by Phantom Regiment corps director David Warren, was a member of the Phantom Regiment contrabass section in 1982, 1983 and 1988. However, it’s been his time on the instructional staff since 2005 where he’s made his most substantial contributions. Dwight was hired prior to the 2005 season to be the visual caption head working with new drill designer Jamey Thompson. It turned out to be a great fit as the corps won high visual effect in 2006 while placing third, second and fourth at the Drum Corps International World Championships in 2005, 2006 and 2007. [... Read More]

30 10, 2020

2020 HOF Member Spotlight – Greg Cesario

2020-10-29T08:14:25-05:00October 30th, 2020|

GREG CESARIO, who was nominated by Phantom Regiment Hall of Fame designer Tony Hall, was hired as a color guard designer for the 1987 season. During 1987 and 1988, he was credited with creating a guard design that perfectly complemented the music. Additionally, he incorporated movement into the hornline and began integrating the color guard and hornline in a way that enhanced the overall effect of the program. The color guard choreographed by Greg – with fellow hall of famers Cindi Baumgartner as caption head and Vicki Auditore as an instructor – earned top color guard honors at the 1988 [... Read More]

29 10, 2020

2020 HOF Member Spotlight – Vicki Auditore

2020-10-28T10:52:29-05:00October 29th, 2020|

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 in her hometown Chevaliers from Waterloo, Iowa. Vicki would join the instructional staff – of both the drum corps and the winter guard – after her marching days were over, becoming a fixture on the guard staff throughout the 1980s and into the 1990s. Working with other Phantom Regiment hall of famers, including John Brazale, Cindi Baumgartner and Greg Cesario, the staff produced color guards at the highest level of the [... 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]