City LightsCityLights is a violin and piano duo based in the Hudson Valley region of New York that provides music for weddings and festive occasions of all kinds. The specialize in tunes from Broadway and the American popular music genre of the jazz decades (Gershwin, Porter, Berlin). CityLights also play Viennese waltzes, Joplin rags, French tangos, and other earlier 20th century salon music.

Emily Faxon and Ruthanne Schempf play together frequently as serious concert performers. They also appear together in other guises. Among these is the group CityLights, which was formed as an excuse to play beautiful tunes from the great American heritage of popular music.