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Meet The 2020 Phantom Regiment Hall Of Fame Inductees

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 […]

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How Can I Support Ascend Without Spending A Dime?

So many of our friends and family have asked the very simple question “How Can I Help”? During these difficult times, we are all searching for ways to make a positive difference in the lives of others. We may be tempted to be confused or angry at everything we see right now… but this situation […]

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Phantom Regiment Academy Introduced As Umbrella Over All Educational Programming

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, […]

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Boston Crusaders Brass Pedagogy Discussions Coordinated With The University Of Utah

In coordination with BACBrass staff member Steve Bentley and the University of Utah, we are pleased to share a series of four brass discussions this month. Brass players of all levels are welcome to join these FREE 30 minute Zoom calls with four amazing trumpet players/teachers. Educators and players include Dr. J. Peyden Shelton of […]

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World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame Inductees Postponed Until 2021

The executive committee of the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame has determined that there will be no induction class of 2020: the results of voting for candidates to be inducted this year will remain confidential until the spring of 2021. The banquet and induction ceremony normally held the weekend of the Drum Corps Associates […]

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Conn-Selmer And BD Performing Arts Join Forces To Advance Excellence In Marching Arts

Conn-Selmer Instruments and BD Performing Arts (BDPA) are pleased to announce that The Blue Devils, RCC Indoor Percussion, and all other BDPA programs will be performing exclusively on marching instruments manufactured and distributed by Conn-Selmer. This will be an exciting partnership between two iconic organizations in the marching arts that will include products, education, and […]

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Concert In The Park 2020 Goes Virtual

The Concert in the Park program will pivot to a virtual platform for June 15. While we are hopeful that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the City of Boston will start to open in stages soon, we know that using a virtual platform is the most responsible thing we can do for our participants and […]

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Spirit U Update

Due to the restrictions from the Covid-19 situation, and with the announcement that our camp location will not be hosting public events in the month of June, we have made the decision to cancel the on-site edition of Spirit U for the summer of 2020. We are disappointed that we will not have the chance […]

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Light Up The Jersey Surf’s Future For #GivingTuedayNow

#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 – in addition to the regularly scheduled Dec 1, 2020, #GivingTuesday – as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. Alongside many corps within DCI, Jersey Surf has been affected by the COVID-19 epidemic, […]

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#GivingTuesdayNow

Giving Tuesday Now is a new global day of giving and unity that is taking place today, May 5, 2020 – in addition to the regularly scheduled Dec 1, 2020, #GivingTuesday – as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. Many have reached out to ask how you can help, and we […]

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