Wes Cartwright Joins 2017 Phantom Regiment As Artistic Director
Executive Director Rick Valenzuela and Director of Programs & Corps Director Dan Farrell are pleased to announce that Wes Cartwright has been named to lead the corps’ design team as Artistic Director. In this role, Cartwright will be in charge of conceptual and visual design as well as overall show development.
Cartwright is one of the foremost names in the field of pageantry, program design and visual innovation. Since 2006, Cartwright’s groups have won four Bands of America Grand National Championships in 2006, 2007, 2011, and 2015 as well as five runner-up finishes (he didn’t have a group competing in 2013). His groups have also won Visual GE at the Bands of America Grand National Championship Finals in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012 and 2015. Cartwright’s groundbreaking concepts have entertained, provoked, educated and inspired generations of students, directors, instructors and enthusiastic fans for years.
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