Pat Repenn’s training and background includes majoring in instrumental music education in college. She also performed in concert and marching bands in high school and college. She played a baritone horn with New York Skyliners from 1983 through 1990. Upon retiring from the field corps in 1990, she joined the Skyliners Alumni Association. In 1984, she began assisting Hall of Fame member Scotty McFee with publication of the R-A-G. She then served as co-editor with Hall of Fame Associate Member Frank Dioguardi.