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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!

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Wil Hylton

Director of Performing Arts

Nasiyah Wallace

Director of Auxiliary

Frankie Dascola

Woodwind Instructor

Altonio Stewart, Jr.

Percussion Instructor

Greg Gatewood

Band Director

Chinkey McFarlane

Horn Section Leader

Sarena Noel

Majorette Coach

Kizzy Regis

Percussion Section Leader

Bantu Bemoam

Assistant Band Director

Legend Parker

Director of Percussion

Lamont Alonzo

Samantha Umpthery

Percussion Instructor
Cymbals Instructor

Aliyah Charles

Majorette Instructor

Christian Mortensen 

Media Team

Kevin Stewart

Percussion Composer

Xavier Carter

Costume Designer

Joshua John

Media Team