Empire Wild

A crossover trio of 2 cellos & guitar/piano/vocals

NYC-based trio formed while at Juilliard School.  Formed to play the music they love—a fusion of classical, pop, jazz standards, folk and originals. 

All 3 are dedicated to community involvement and teaching.  EW has hosted a workshops at the University of Iowa and the Peabody Institute.


“excellent…smooth and inspiring!” – Sally Morsbach


Program Highlights

  • Come Fly With Me – Billy May
  • Passepied – Debussy
  • Build Me Up Buttercup – The Foundations
  • September Again – Empire Wild
  • Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
  • Selections from Bach Cello Suites – Bach
  • Boxing  Reels – Jeremy Kittel
  • Home – Empire Wild
  • Can’t Take  My Eyes Off of You – Frankie Valli
  • Pure Imagination – Bricusse/Newley
  • Selections from Children’s Corner – Debussy

Tech Overview

  • Sound: House Sound + some ACS equipment w/ local tech to run sound ​
  • Piano: Grand piano tuned the day of the performance
  • Lights: Best available w/ local tech to run lights
  • Hospitality: Light Hospitality