Berry College musician David Warren was recently chosen head conductor
of Phantom Regiment Corps for their 2014 season.
Regiment (also called The Regiment) is a part of Drum Corps International
World Class which consists of 23 corps. The competitive drum and bugle corps is “an intense, choreographed musical
experience.” Out of 8,000 students who audition for the corps only 3,500
a music education major from Carrolton, Ga., was selected after an extensive
audition process with 50 other members.
a trombonist, is a member of the Berry Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Brass
Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Concert Choir, and is manager of Ford
Auditorium. On top of those achievements this will be his third consecutive
year as a member of The Regiment, and in 2012 he was an assistant conductor in
said out of 23 corps he chose Phantom Regiment because the focus is on
performing for the audience. Warren explained he is honored to be the conductor
for The Regiment, and he hopes to continue with the corps until he hits the age
limit of 21.
Regiment, founded in 1956, is based out of Rockford, Ill., and won the world
championships in 1996 and 2008. Their 2014 program is titled Swan Lake, and
practices for the program begin in January. Phantom Regiment will perform July
26 in Atlanta in the Drum Corps International Southeastern Championships.
For information on performances go to www.dci.org.
Public Relations Assistant Lindsey Dyches