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Ernstoff Creative

Welcome. We provide scripting and directing, video production, and composing and arranging for special events, conferences, public or private celebrations, and other unique projects. 

If you’ve ever watched a Super Bowl Halftime, seen a show at Radio City Music Hall or on network TV, been moved by Special Olympics, marveled at the Statue of Liberty, been impressed by a well-written speech by an Oscar-winning actor, heard great original music at Fortune 500 or private event, or laughed at a one- man comedy cabaret, you’ve seen or heard the kind of interdisciplinary services we provide. Come take a closer look.         


The Best Outcomes
Record TV viewership: Super Bowl XXVII Halftime with Michael Jackson
Increased fundraising: United Way of New York, Special Olympics

The Best Experience
Jazz at Lincoln Center, Radio City Music Hall, 3 Olympic ceremonies, World Cup Soccer, Mercedes-Benz

The Best Training
Harvard University, The National Endowment for the Arts


Jeffrey Ernstoff founded Ernstoff Creative Services in 2004 – a one stop shopping resource for writing, music, corporate communications, special events, and innovation projects. He is the former Creative Director for Special Events at Radio City Music Hall Entertainment and the arts component of The Fortune Global Forum. He currently serves as Creative Director for The World Innovation Network (TWIN). He earned his Masters degree in Arts Programming from Harvard University, is a three-time Fellow at the National Endowment for the Arts, a member of the American Society of Composers and Publishers (ASCAP) and a lifetime member of the Writers Guild of America (WGA). He lectures and performs on woodwinds and percussion.

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Washington, D.C.


  • Author of the forthcoming book: The Stupor Bowl Halftime and Other Pleasantries (Or, How I Learned to Make a Spectacle of Myself)


  • Multiple performances of Exactly 67 Minutes with An Unstable American Musician


  • Multiple lecture/demonstrations and treatments focusing on Jazz and improvisation at several embassies, ambassador residences, and the University Club


  • Consulting Creative Director, Elm Street Consulting Group.


New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C.


  • Various programs celebrating the 2024 Centennial of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody In Blue


  • Various musical compositions (Chamber Music)




  • Scripting, Direction, & Performance - Etudes for Innovation Opus 16 - The World Innovation Network:  An informance focusing upon Artificial Intelligence in the Arts 


Military District of Washington (Ceremonial Units)


  • Programming/Musical Consultant to The United States Army Band (Pershing’s Own), The United States Army Herald Trumpets, The Old Guard




  • Scripting,  direction, & performance for Opus 14, Etudes for Innovation -The World Innovation Network (TWIN) Global Forum


Miami Beach

  • Script, direction, & performance for Opus 15, Etudes for Innovation - a 90-minute"informance" featuring international virtuosi and Steinway pianos at The World Innovation Network (TWIN) Global Forum in September of 2022 at the New World Center (premier concert venue designed by Frank Gehry)

Washington, D.C.


  • Creative Director and composer/ writer for The Star-Spangled Centennial, celebrating 100 years of the Ensembles of the United States Army Band, whose performances are staged at the White House, U.S. Capitol, Arlington National Cemetery, landmarks including Mt. Rushmore, the Lincoln Memorial, Olympic ceremonies, and more. The Star-Spangled Centennial concert took place at the Anthem Theater in Washington, D.C.


  • Multiple lecture/demonstrations and focusing on Jazz at several embassies, Ambassador residences, and the University Club


New York, Los Angeles


  • Various jazz collaborations, performances and musical compositions


New Mexico

  • Performances, lecture-demonstrations, and concept development for Western New Mexico University and the Santa Fe Institute


Washington, D.C.


  • Multiple lecture/demonstrations and treatments focusing on Jazz at several embassies and ambassador residences


  • Development Consultant to the Brute Krulak Center For Innovation and Creativity at the US Marine Corps 

New York City

  • Performances of Jeffrey Ernstoff's one-man show, Exactly 87 Minutes with an Unstable American Musician


  • Multiple performances of The Jeffrey Ernstoff Quintet at the Harvard Club of New York

  • Development and Artistic Consultant,  Bell Labs'

Experiments In Arts And Technology (EAT) Program


  • Concept development and  preliminary show rundowns for Opus 14, Etudes for Innovation - a 90-minute "informance" featuring international virtuosi at The World Innovation Network (TWIN) Global Forum

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