The Empire Film Music Ensemble brings to its audiences multimedia experiences unlike any other.

Contracting the most talented musicians in Rochester's Arts District, it is our goal to bring the best films and music to the concert stage and to collaborate with budding artists in cutting-edge ways.

We offer recording and production services of industry quality at a fraction of the cost! Just visit our "Collaborate" page to see how we can help you bring your project to life.



Scene d'amour from "Vertigo"

Scene d'Amour by Bernard Herrmann performed by the Empire Film Music Ensemble. This cue provides musical insight to the world of Hitchcock's story of love, disorientation and obsession. Conducted by Grant O'Brien Licensed Themes and Variations.

Cosmos: a spacetime odyssey, sUITE

Score composed and conducted by Andy Farber with the Empire Film Music Ensemble in Rochester, NY. Captain Kirk finds himself haunted by guilt from his past as the fate of an alien world hangs in the balance.

Film by László Moholy-Nagy (1930) Jairo Duarte-Lopez, Composer Joe Clark, Conductor
Max Berlin & Daniel Sunshine, Composers Max Berlin, Conductor