Identical twins Camille and Kennerly Kitt are multi-talented professional duet harpists and Film/TV/Commercial actors. Known as the “Harp Twins”, Camille and Kennerly perform internationally as a dynamic acoustic and electric rock Harp Duo. Their remarkable talent is now catching the eye of Hollywood producers. Camille and Kennerly appear in four feature films - two of which also feature the twins performing on their harps.
As the world's only known identical twin professional harpists, Camille and Kennerly have a passion and flair for arranging and performing contemporary music for Harp Duet. The Harp Twins perform on identical statuesque Concert Grand Harps as well as identical modern ebony Electric Harps. The twins were trained classically but their true musical love and passion is playing rock, metal, alternative, pop, hip-hop, country, and crossover genres. Camille and Kennerly are known for their remarkable duet harp arrangements of songs by artists such as Guns N’ Roses, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Aerosmith, AC/DC, The Rolling Stones, Iron Maiden, Blue Oyster Cult, The Police, Bon Jovi, Pink Floyd, U2, Journey, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, The Cranberries, Rihanna, Coldplay, The Beatles, Britney Spears, Enya, Johnny Cash, Deep Purple, The Smiths, Elton John, Joy Division, and many more. The twins also arrange and perform a jukebox of Broadway, Video Game, TV and Movie Soundtrack hits. Some fan favorites include their renditions of music from Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, The Elder Scrolls, Final Fantasy, Zelda, Doctor Who, and The Hobbit. In addition to being prolific arrangers, Camille and Kennerly compose and perform their own original pieces for Harp Duet. Camille and Kennerly's radical Duet Harp Revolution is changing the world's perception of the harp, and the way harp is played - one song at a time.
The Harp Twins perform as featured artists for public, private, philanthropic, academic, corporate, and political events. Camille and Kennerly have performed for celebrities and political leaders. The Harp Twins were featured musicians at the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration, playing for three events over two days, including a dinner where President Barack Obama was the speaker. Camille and Kennerly also performed for United States Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert’s retirement banquet. Other notable duet harp performances include a luncheon where former First Lady Laura Bush was the featured speaker and a dinner event with former Vice President Cheney as the special guest. The Harp Twins were featured performers for a private pre-opening event to celebrate French haute couture fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier’s exhibit “From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk”, which premiered at the De Young Museum in San Francisco.
Camille and Kennerly and their music have been featured in worldwide mainstream media such as CBS News, National Geographic, The Huffington Post, The Huffington Post UK, The Huffington Post Chicago, Conan O'Brien's TeamCoco, G4TV’s “Attack of the Show”, The Soup, VSAUCE, BuzzFeed, Nintendo Life, College Humor, AMCtv.com, RightThisMinute, Kotaku, Gizmodo, and Yahoo! Music Canada.
The Harp Twins' music has also caught the attention of the original artists and music composers. Bear McCreary, (composer of the muisc from Battlestar Galactica and The Walking Dead) shared Camille and Kennerly's arrangement of his Walking Dead theme on his official sites calling it " awesome" and "one of the most unusual covers" of his music that he had ever heard. Additionally, Blue Oyster Cult founding member, Albert Bouchard, called the twins' arrangement of "Don't Fear the Reaper" a "great arrangement", saying on their video "I love how you covered the lead guitar lines".
Fun Fact: Camille and Kennerly began posting Harp Duet music videos of their rock, metal, and contemporary cover arrangements on YouTube several years ago. The twins have since acquired over 7 million total views on their videos in addition to amassing a large worldwide following of their music.
The Kitt twins made their Hollywood film debut as the “Merry Christian Twins” in the feature film POLITICS OF LOVE as actors, soundtrack writers, and soundtrack performers (harp and vocal). POLITICS OF LOVE was directed by William Dear (Angels in the Outfield, The Perfect Game) and stars Ruby Dee (American Gangster), Loretta Devine (Jumping the Broom, Crash), Gerry Bednob (40 Year Old Virgin), Brian White (Stomp the Yard), and Bollywood superstar Mallika Sherawat. POLITICS OF LOVE was picked up for US theatrical distribution by Codeblack. Additionally, Camille and Kennerly had roles as “The Marcelli Twins” in the dark teen comedy BLACKTINO – directed/written by Aaron Burns, produced by Elizabeth Avellan (Sin City, Predators, Machete), and starring Danny Trejo (Machete), Michelle Rodriguez (Avatar), Daryl Sabara (Spy Kids), and Jeff Fahey (“Lost”). BLACKTINO premiered at The Paramount Theater on opening night of the SXSW (South by Southwest) Film Festival in Austin, TX. Most recently, Camille and Kennerly portray the biological daughters of Vince Vaughn's character in the 2013 DreamWorks film, THE DELIVERY MAN - starring Cobie Smulders (The Avengers), Bobby Moynihan (Saturday Night Live), and Chris Pratt ("Parks and Recreation").
Camille and Kennerly have been cast as principle roles in several commercials, including a national US commercial for the Toshiba Tablet and national Japanese commercials for Chupa Chups lollypops, which aired for two years in Japan.
Fun Fact: Camille and Kennerly were featured in a 2-page photo-spread in National Geographic Magazine's cover article "A Thing Or Two About Twins". (January 2012)
The Kitt twins made their professional musical theater debut as “The Geminae” in the musical comedy A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum by award-winning, professional theatre company: Theatre Nebula. Among numerous short film roles, Camille and Kennerly had lead roles in Nitestar Production’s entry into the Chicago 48 Hour Film Project: “Inside America,” a Mockumentary (comedic mock documentary) about discrimination. The twins also co-starred in a graduate student thesis sci-fi film, “The End of Lost Beginnings,” funded by the Gary Marshall Grant at Northwestern University and filmed in the Michigan Historical Museum. As models, Camille and Kennerly have done commercial photos for several new clothing lines, and for three consecutive years, Camille and Kennerly were cast as live runway models for Seventeen Magazine/JC Penney at “Rock Your Prom” fashion events.
Camille and Kennerly are Third Degree Black Belts in Tae Kwon Do and are former Tae Kwon Do instructors. The twins are also "Distinguished Experts" in rifle marksmanship and are trained in horseback riding. Camille and Kennerly have a heart for philanthropy and are also actively involved in their community. Since they were children, Camille and Kennerly have worked to support underprivileged children oversees. They have been volunteer companions for special needs children, teens, and young adults for many years. The twins know sign language and volunteered for over 6 years at a monthly Deaf/HOH (Hard-of-Hearing) social gathering.
Fun Fact: Camille and Kennerly were competitive swimmers for many years as children and both qualified for the Junior Olympics 5 times, competing in all 4 strokes.
Camille and Kennerly graduated “Summa Cum Laude” (with highest honors) from a prestigious Conservatory of Music, both with a Bachelor of Music degree in Harp Performance. The twins were on the Dean’s list every semester and earned straight As. Prior to transferring to the Conservatory, Camille and Kennerly completed their last two years of high school while simultaneously enrolled in a music studies program at a local college. While completing the music studies program at the college, the twins were in the Honors Scholar Program, inducted into the National Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa, published authors in the academic journal Essai, held a 4.0 out of 4.0 GPA, and were faculty nominated scholars for both years – representing their college at several state-wide events.
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