Camille Nelson is a guitarist & violinist specializing in acoustic-driven folk music. She has been in the music industry for over 8 years, releasing her debut album, First Words with Dimmi Records in 2009. She recently signed with Stone Angel Music and just released her second studio album, Lead Me Home on August 18, 2017.
Blending elements of folk, classical, bluegrass and new age music, Lead Me Home features relaxed, intricate acoustic guitar melodies of both traditional and original hymns accompanied by a string ensemble with guest artists, Steven Sharp Nelson of The Piano Guys, Alex Sharpe (formerly of The Celtic Woman) and Ryan Shupe of Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband. Camille worked with Executive Producer Paul Cardall to create this album as well as producer Trevor Price.
Camille creates fresh and kinetic melodies combined with unique guitar percussion. These compositions convey elaborate and heartfelt stories using the entirety of her instrument.
Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Camille is the youngest of six talented and musically inclined siblings. Her father was a violist, and her mother was an opera singer – both heavily influencing Camille’s pursuit and interest in music and performance.
In addition to family, Camille draws musical and creative inspiration from her travels abroad. She’s visited more than 70 countries and speaks German and Italian. Drawing from a deep respect for and admiration of diverse global cultures, she integrates a uniquely multicultural perspective into songwriting following years living in South Africa, Germany, Switzerland and Italy prior to and while pursuing her Masters degrees at the University of Utah and Utah State University and later her Ph.D. at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. She also lived in Nashville for a couple of years, working with various artists to help build her musical skillset.
Camille currently teaches graduate courses in management, communication and leadership while pursuing her career in music with hopes of motivating and moving others through the power of song.
Join our mailing list to get the latest news and updates!