Creators and performers of film music and contemporary media

Empire Film Music Ensemble is an organization of musicians based in Rochester, New York.  We are dedicated to the live performance and original composition of cinematic music. We operate under two main sectors: Performance and Production.


Live musicians performing live to picture at venues in Rochester, NY. Learn more about our multimedia Projects.

Empire Film Music Ensemble premiered the House of Cards Suite at the Eastman School of Music in 2016


Are you an independent filmmaker?  Let us realize your vision with original music. Check out our Services.

Empire Film Music Ensemble recording for Star Trek Continues' episode "To Boldly Go Part 2" in 2017