Michelle Cameron is a gifted cellist from eastern Washington who plays in the folk, classical, and celtic genres. She is an experienced session recording artist, and performs live with Constellation's Crew; Humphrey Hartman, and Cameron; and Hank Cramer.
Michelle Cameron is a gifted cellist who performs a wide range of genres, from classical to folk to celtic to maritime music.
Originally from California, Michelle earned her Ph.D in physical chemistry at the University of Colorado. She now lives in the Tri-Cities area of Washington state, where she is the principal cellist with the Mid-Columbia Symphony (but a chemist by day!). She also performs, tours, and records with several Northwest folk groups. These include Humphrey, Hartman, & Cameron (womens songwriter trio); Constellations Crew (sea music ensemble); and Hank Cramer (traditional folk). She also serves as the music director of her church.
Michelles recent appearances include the Mid-Columbia Symphony (Tri-Cities); Tumbleweed Festival (Tri-Cities); the Spokane and Yakima Folk Festivals, Florence Folk Festival (Oregon), Lunenburg Folk Harbour (Nova Scotia); the National Oregon Trail Interpretive Center (Baker City, OR); and the Black Rose Acoustic Society (Colorado Springs).
Michelle has recorded cello, bass, and vocal tracks on seven CDs, and has just released a solo instrumental project. She played cello on Hank Cramers CD Way Out West, including My Sweet Wyoming Home, one of Heartland Public Radio's Top Five Cowboy Songs of 2007.
Michelle can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org, or through Ferryboat Music, Box 22, Winthrop WA 98863.
Michelle's new album, Memories of Our Future (a compilation of instrumentals of traditional and newer hymns), can be purchased by contacting her. It can also be purchased locally in the Tri-Cities area at "Parable Bookstore" or the Richland "Hastings".
Michelle Cameron: Memories of Our Future (new solo CD, released September 5, 2009)
Humphrey, Hartman, & Cameron: What Turns You On (CD, 2004)
Hank Cramer: A Soldier's Songs (CD, 2005)
Constellation's Crew: Back To Sea (CD, 2006)
Mike & Val James: Back To Back (CD, 2006)
Multiple Artists: The Pine Stump Symphony (Concert DVD, 2006)
Hank Cramer: Songs from Maurie's Porch (CD, 2007)
Hank Cramer: Way Out West (CD, 2007)
Hank Cramer: Caledonia (CD, 2008)
Hank Cramer: Loosely Celtic (CD, 2010)