Camille Nelson is a multi-instrumentalist and has been in the music industry for over 10 years, releasing her second studio album, Lead Me Home with Stone Angel Music in August 2017, which debuted at number 8 on the Classical-Crossover and number 11 on the Classical Billboard charts and won Best Christian Album in the 2018 IMEA Awards. She is releasing her third studio album, Sacred Lullabies with Heart Dance Records on August 23, 2019.
Blending elements of folk, classical, bluegrass and new age music,Lead Me Homefeatures 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.
Sacred Lullabies includes a collection of both original songs and arrangements of popular hymns and classical pieces. The album features various vocalists, including Britney Holman, Kimberly Knighton, Catherine Bohman, Alex Sharpe, Madilyn Paige, Stephanie Madsen and violinist Matthew John Nelson.
Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Camille is the youngest of six 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.She lived in Nashville as a touring singer/songwriter while collaborating with several incredible artists, including David Archuleta and co-write the song, “Spotlight Down” off his newest album.
Camille creates fresh and kinetic melodies combined with unique guitar percussion. These compositions convey elaborate and heartfelt stories using the entirety of her instrument.
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.
Camille has run a marathon on all seven continents and currently lives in Zurich, Switzerland with her sweet husband and little adorable dog, Molly.
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