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'''Camille Nelson''', the sister of the renowned cello player, [[Steven Sharp Nelson]] of [[The Piano Guys]], is a classically trained violinist and acoustic guitarist. Her genre includes Fingerstyle and Percussive Guitar and Violin. According to her [https://www.facebook.com/pg/camillenelsonmusic/about/ Facebook bio], "Her music is fun and fresh, offering feel-good beats and moving melodies that any audience can easily relate to."
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'''Elenyi''' is a refreshing new female Pop singing group which just happens to be comprised of three talented teenage sisters (two of whom were born in Chile) – Seli, Desi, and Ari – from Salt Lake City, Utah. Their angelic voices blend beautifully together to create distinctive harmonies that leave their listening audiences awed. They are bilingual and perform their music in both English and Spanish.
  
Her unique pop/rock/folk songwriting style, influenced by artists like U2 and Alanis Morissette, has "evolved to her current style of percussive guitar elements integrated with violin and ethereal vocals." Her playing style reflects influences from fingerstyle artists Kaki King and Andy Mckee. A few of the artists who have influenced her music are Shawn Colvin, Sarah McLachlan, Sting, Nik Kershaw, and U2.
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The sisters have been singing since ages 7, 9, and 10 respectively, and took their first singing lessons with Dean Kaelin, owner of the Dean Kaelin Vocal Studios in the Greater Salt Lake City, Utah area. Eventually, they were asked to sing in front of an audience of over 3,000 people, and recall that they were not that nervous about it. After that experience, they began to feel more comfortable singing in front of an audience and soon was invited to sing in Christmas festivals, at parties, and more. In time, they began to realize that their singing business was becoming quite serious and decided that it was time to give the group a name.
  
Camille Nelson is a member of [[The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints]]. She was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, and comes from an immensely talented and musically inclined family. She is the youngest of six children. Her father was a violinist, and her mother was a professional opera singer. Both parents had a tremendous influence on Camille’s interest in performing music.
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The original name of the group was “Shine,” but it was later changed to Elenyi. The name "Elenyi" is of Greek origin and means "sun ray." On their official website, they state, "One of our main goals in singing is to be able to touch the lives of others for good. Music was made to help change the mood of people who might be having a bad day, or things just aren’t going right for them."
  
Her debut album, ''First Words'', engineered and produced by Nashville producer, Giles Reaves, was released in 2009 under the independent label known as Dimmi Records.  She later earned a publishing contract for more expansive television and film placement. She is currently signed with [http://www.stoneangelmusic.com/ Stone Angel Music]. Her freshman album called ''Lead Me Home'' was released on 18 August 2017 and is available in Desert Book and other related stores. The album is produced by world renowned pianist, [http://paulcardall.com/ Paul Cardall].
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The group has had the privilege to share the stage with [[David Osmond]] in a humanitarian benefit concert. They also sang backup on "Ave Maria" for [[David Archuleta]] during two Christmas concerts at Abravanel Hall. And, they were invited to open a concert for Aaron James Karr.
  
Camille recently collaborated with [[Alex Sharpe]] (Celtic Woman) to record an awe-inspiring rendition of the beautiful Irish poem "[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WO7jPBYbQaY Be Thou My Vision]." The music track, which appears on her new album, was recorded at Stone Angel Music Studios in Salt Lake City, Utah, by Trevor Price. Shane Mickelsen composed the string and vocal arrangements, and the video was recorded in Howth, Ireland.
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Some of their favorite artists include Aaron James Karr, [[David Archuleta]], Taylor Swift, Michael Buble, Justin Bieber, Justin Williams, Celine Dion, Charice, Owl City, Sara Barrielles, John Mayor, Colbie Caillat, Carrie Underwood, and Jordan Sparks. Those who have been a great influence in their pursuing a music career include Aaron James and Rachel Karr, Dean Kaelin, Justin Williams, Masa Fukuda, Mariko Osterloh, [[Clive Romney]], [[David Osmond]], Aaron Edson, Micah Miller, and Karl and Peggy Miller. Fans can help support them in making more music videos, as well as, higher quality videos, to share on their [https://www.youtube.com/user/ElenyiMusic YouTube] channel by making donations through their [https://www.patreon.com/Elenyi?ty=h Patreon] page.
  
Much of the music that Camille writes and performs relates to her extensive world travels. She has visited more than 60 countries and speaks German and Italian fluently. She has lived in South Africa, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy during and after earning her Bachelor and Master Degree from the University of Utah and her Ph.D. from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. She is a college professor teaching MBA courses in management, communication, and leadership. She continues to make music while teaching to help further her goal of motivating and touching people through the power of music.
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Seli, Desi, and Ari are members of [[The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints]]. In addition to singing and songwriting, they also play the piano, guitar, and harp. They are also sports enthusiasts of sorts as they like soccer, basketball, swimming, running, tennis, and hiking. They also like art and find great joy and satisfaction in serving others. As a person listens to the melodious voices of these three sisters, it is almost as if a ray of sunlight illuminates the area where they are listening, bringing warmth, peace, and contentment to the soul.
  
As well as performing internationally, Camille is also a well-rounded athlete, enjoying biking and skiing, and even earning praise as a competitive runner and triathlete having run over 15 marathons, including the Boston Marathon, Great Wall Marathon, and the Antarctica Marathon.
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==Follow Elenyi on Social Media==
  
==Follow Camille Nelson on Social Media==
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:*'''Elenyi's [http://elenyimusic.com/ Official Website]'''
  
:*'''Camille Nelson's [https://www.camillenelson.com/ Official Website]'''
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:*'''Follow Elenyi on [https://www.facebook.com/ElenyiMusic/ Facebook]'''
  
:*'''Follow Camille Nelson on [https://www.facebook.com/camillenelsonmusic/ Facebook]'''
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:*'''Follow Elenyi on [https://twitter.com/Elenyi Twitter]'''
  
:*'''Follow Camille Nelson on [https://twitter.com/camillenmusic Twitter]'''
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:*'''Follow Elenyi on [https://www.instagram.com/elenyimusic/ Instagram]'''
  
:*'''Follow Camille Nelson on [https://www.instagram.com/camillenelsonmusic/ Instagram]'''
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:*'''Follow Elenyi on [https://www.youtube.com/user/ElenyiMusic YouTube]'''
  
:*'''Follow Camille Nelson on [https://www.youtube.com/user/CamilleNelson YouTube]'''
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:*'''Follow Elenyi on [https://open.spotify.com/artist/6Dh2drvBZcvSZ9Hqkqfmt0 Spotify]'''
  
:*'''Follow Camille Nelson on [https://play.spotify.com/artist/3zC8YuokoXgpsIJdO37tnb Spotify]'''
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:*'''Follow Elenyi on [https://plus.google.com/104819288699003434051 Google+]'''
  
:*'''Follow Camille Nelson on [https://soundcloud.com/camille-nelson-music SoundCloud]'''
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:*'''Follow Elenyi on [https://www.pandora.com/artist/all-songs/elenyi/ARmjnbt9366fZ9g Pandora]'''
 
 
:*'''Follow Camille Nelson on [https://www.linkedin.com/in/camille-nelson-ph-d-9b673912 Linkedin]'''
 
  
 
:<span style="color:#0000FF">'''Discover more seasoned and upcoming LDS artists by visiting the [http://mormonmusic.org Mormon Music] website.</span>
 
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Revision as of 13:00, 5 November 2018

Elenyi is a refreshing new female Pop singing group which just happens to be comprised of three talented teenage sisters (two of whom were born in Chile) – Seli, Desi, and Ari – from Salt Lake City, Utah. Their angelic voices blend beautifully together to create distinctive harmonies that leave their listening audiences awed. They are bilingual and perform their music in both English and Spanish.

The sisters have been singing since ages 7, 9, and 10 respectively, and took their first singing lessons with Dean Kaelin, owner of the Dean Kaelin Vocal Studios in the Greater Salt Lake City, Utah area. Eventually, they were asked to sing in front of an audience of over 3,000 people, and recall that they were not that nervous about it. After that experience, they began to feel more comfortable singing in front of an audience and soon was invited to sing in Christmas festivals, at parties, and more. In time, they began to realize that their singing business was becoming quite serious and decided that it was time to give the group a name.

The original name of the group was “Shine,” but it was later changed to Elenyi. The name "Elenyi" is of Greek origin and means "sun ray." On their official website, they state, "One of our main goals in singing is to be able to touch the lives of others for good. Music was made to help change the mood of people who might be having a bad day, or things just aren’t going right for them."

The group has had the privilege to share the stage with David Osmond in a humanitarian benefit concert. They also sang backup on "Ave Maria" for David Archuleta during two Christmas concerts at Abravanel Hall. And, they were invited to open a concert for Aaron James Karr.

Some of their favorite artists include Aaron James Karr, David Archuleta, Taylor Swift, Michael Buble, Justin Bieber, Justin Williams, Celine Dion, Charice, Owl City, Sara Barrielles, John Mayor, Colbie Caillat, Carrie Underwood, and Jordan Sparks. Those who have been a great influence in their pursuing a music career include Aaron James and Rachel Karr, Dean Kaelin, Justin Williams, Masa Fukuda, Mariko Osterloh, Clive Romney, David Osmond, Aaron Edson, Micah Miller, and Karl and Peggy Miller. Fans can help support them in making more music videos, as well as, higher quality videos, to share on their YouTube channel by making donations through their Patreon page.

Seli, Desi, and Ari are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In addition to singing and songwriting, they also play the piano, guitar, and harp. They are also sports enthusiasts of sorts as they like soccer, basketball, swimming, running, tennis, and hiking. They also like art and find great joy and satisfaction in serving others. As a person listens to the melodious voices of these three sisters, it is almost as if a ray of sunlight illuminates the area where they are listening, bringing warmth, peace, and contentment to the soul.

Follow Elenyi on Social Media

Discover more seasoned and upcoming LDS artists by visiting the Mormon Music website.