ROCKFORD (Jan. 8, 2008) – Phantom Regiment is pleased to announce a new partnership with DEG/Dynasty USA Music Products. Under this three-year agreement, Phantom Regiment will utilize DEG/Dynasty USA percussion equipment in all field and stage performances. In addition, Phantom Regiment will appear at clinics and special performances on behalf of DEG/Dynasty USA.

“Our Dynasty USA marching instruments have been the market leader in the marching band and drum corps market for many years,” said Mark Schafer, CEO of DEG Music Products Inc. “Our partnership with Phantom Regiment and its staff will further enhance the design of our percussion products.”
This relationship provides an opportunity for extensive collaboration between Paul Rennick, percussion caption head and arranger for Phantom Regiment, Allan Murray and the DEG/Dynasty USA percussion team to further elevate the standard for marching percussion equipment.

“We couldn’t be happier with the new relationship with Dynasty USA Percussion,” Rennick said. “We look forward to working together with everyone at Dynasty USA in creating some great music for years to come.”

About DEG/Dynasty

DEG Music Products Inc. has supplied a complete line of wind instruments and percussion to music dealers since 1965. DEG Music Products is dedicated to developing and marketing state-of-the-art instruments, which both enhance performance and further the art form. DEG Music Products is a proud sponsor of the Drum Corps International World Championships and the 21st Century Drum and Bugle Corps Foundation.

About Phantom Regiment

Phantom Regiment is a youth organization dedicated to the development of self-esteem and self-reliance. It encourages teamwork, sportsmanship, civic pride and contributions of one’s personal best to a group effort. These lessons are learned through a musical and marching activity in which there is a blending of the arts and athletics.

Founded in 1956, the corps won the world championship in 1996 and has finished among the top three 10 times. It has the second-longest active streak of consecutive appearances in DCI’s world championship finals.

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