Big Stage, Big Performances
The Red & Black Fall Classic at Northern Illinois University’s Huskie Stadium is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your band in one of the best venues in the Midwest. Give your students the opportunity to perform on the big stage, while getting valuable feedback from nationally recognized adjudicators.
Phantom Regiment has produced a high school marching band show since 2001, and has partnered with the NIU Huskie Marching Band since 2009.
- BOA Adjudication System
- Nationally Recognized Adjudicators
- Instant Feedback Option
- Pre-Show Clinic Option
- Performance by NIU Huskie Marching Band
Phantom Regiment is excited to showcase some of the best bands in the midwest at the Red & Black Fall Classic!
Saturday, September 16, 2023
We look forward to seeing you!
Adjudicators and clinicians include current & past BOA judges and Phantom Regiment design staff members. Adjudicators utilize the BOA adjudication system. Competitive classes are based on band size (number of musicians), not school enrollment. Bands can also choose to enter in “Exhibition” (you will still receive adjudicator commentary but will not be scored).
GE music – JD Shaw
GE vis – Adam Sage
Ens music- Brian Hildreth
Ens Vis – Matt Hartwell
Field music – Clay Wachholz
Field Vis – Bob Smith
Performance order will be announced with plenty of time to plan for this event. Please keep an eye on your email and on the event listing for final performance times.
Showcase your band in one of the best venues in the Midwest
The Red & Black Fall Classic is a wonderful opportunity for your students to perform under the lights on state-of-the-art turf. Plus, your staff can benefit from feedback from some of the most well-known adjudicators in the country.
Head to the stands for a special performance by the Northern Illinois University Huskie Marching Band under the direction of Dr. Thomas Bough. “The Huskie Marching Band,” says Dr. Bough, “is always eager to perform, be it for the enthusiastic fans in Huskie Stadium or for the hard-working and talented high school band members that perform and compete every weekend during the fall around the state of Illinois.”