The Empire Marching Elite

The Empire Marching Elite is a NYC All Star Marching Band dedicated to restoring HBCU style marching arts in the Big Apple!

Greg Gatewood

Band Director

Nasiyal Wallace

Director of Auxiliary

Marcette Lynch

Flag Corps Instructor

Altonio Stewart, Jr.

Percussion Instructor

Wil Hylton

Artistic Director

Malcolm Lewis

Sousaphone Instructor

Sarena Noel

Majorette Coach

Shawn Hawkins

Technique Instructor

Bantu Bemoam

Director of Horns

Legend Parker

Director of Percussion

Lamont Alonzo

Samantha Umpthery

Percussion Instructor
Cymbals Instructor

Aliyah Charles

Majorette Instructor

Kevin Stewart

Percussion Composer

Chinkey McFarlane

Horn 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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