Guitarist, violinist and vocalist Camille Nelson signs with instrumental label Heart Dance Records to release her new album, Sacred Lullabies, August 16th, 2019.
Camille Nelson is a guitarist & violinist specializing in acoustic-driven folk music. She has been in the music industry for over 10 years, releasing her debut album, First Words with Dimmi Records in 2009. She released her second studio album, Lead Me Home on August 18, 2017 with Stone Angel Records.
Sacred Lullabies is an acoustic-driven folk collection of singer-songwriter Camille Nelson’s favorite hymns - performed on guitar, violin and includes 6 tracks with her warm and soothing vocals. Heart Dance Records owner Sherry Finzer says, “We are extremely thrilled to have Camille join our family. She is amazingly talented artist, coming from a very musical family, and our fans and listeners are already letting us know that they are very much looking forward to this release this coming August.”
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. Her brother Steven Sharp Nelson is a cellist, recording artist, and one half of the well-known duo, The Piano Guys.
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 skill set.
Ms. Nelson is endorsed by Stonebridge Guitars, Taylor Guitars, Journey Instruments, KLOS Guitars and Nicola Brand Strings. She also works with the American Brain Tumor Association and the Save Our Monarchs Foundation.