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The Empire Marching Elite

The Empire Marching Elite is a full community marching band that presents traditional HBCU style marching arts in the Big Apple! Our rehearsals take place at Big Apple Leadership Academy for the Arts, located at 1014 Gates Ave, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11221. We offer horns, percussion, majorette dance, and flag corps. There is no tuition or registration fees to join our program. Simply click Register here!

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Wil Hylton

Director of Performing Arts
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Bantu Bemoam

Band Director
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Nasiyah Wallace

Director of Auxiliary
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Legend Parker

Director of Percussion
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Frankie Dascola

B-Band Instructor
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Altonio Stewart, Jr.

Percussion Instructor
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Kevin Stewart

Percussion Composer
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Samantha Umpthery

Cymbals Instructor