The Empire Marching Elite

The Empire Marching Elite is a NYC Community Marching Band that presents traditional HBCU style marching arts in the Big Apple!

Wil Hylton

Director of Performing Arts

Nasiyah Wallace

Director of Auxiliary

Taz Goss

Media Team Manager

Altonio Stewart, Jr.

Percussion Instructor

Joshua John

Media Team

Greg Gatewood

Band Director

Chinkey McFarlane

Horn Instructor

Sarena Noel

Majorette Coach

Kizzy Regis

Percussion Section Leader

Christian Mortensen 

Media Team

Bantu Bemoam

Assistant Band Director

Legend Parker

Director of Percussion

Lamont Alonzo

Samantha Umpthery

Percussion Instructor
Cymbals Instructor

Aliyah Charles

Majorette Instructor

Royal-Hyness Allah

Percussion Section Leader

Kevin Stewart

Percussion Composer

Xavier Carter

Costume Designer

Frankie Dascola

Woodwind Instructor
BALAA

Feel free to contact us for more information, to sign up for our programs, or to book us for a workshop or event! We service the Big Apple! Hello New York!

Mailing Address

            P.O. Box 471356

            Brooklyn, NY 11247

Email: info@balaa.org

Phone: (929) 263 - 2140

NYS Registered Charity: 47-45-77

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