2016 Local Corps Member: Carly Jerstad 

Performing Corps: Phanton Regiment

CarlyJerstad_EditedEvansville Westsider Carly Jerstad is dancing her heart out as a Phantomette this summer with Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps Color Guard. She is a 2015 graduate of F.J. Reitz High School and is currently a full time dance major and vocal minor at Ball State University.

Being part of the F.J. Reitz marching band taught her time management, motivation, discipline, leadership and much more that will be transferred to her experience in Phantom Regiment. Carly hopes to take what she gains from performing with Phantom this summer and apply it toward her future endeavors. “This corps is very movement based and being a dancer, dancing all summer will help me maintain my technique and physical fitness. I look forward to pushing myself and conquering any challenges,” says Jerstad.

Dance and color guard are a passion for Carly. Drum corps allows her to follow her passion and make a dream of hers come true. About her drum corps involvement, Carly says, “Drum corps, to me, is a great opportunity for me to push myself and experience something bigger than myself. It provides me with leadership skills, discipline, and a chance to meet a new, diverse group of people. It is truly an adventure of a lifetime!”

Phantom Regiment will be touring all over the Midwest this summer. We hope all of your dreams come true this season, Carly, performing with Phantom Regiment. Have an amazing summer dancing!