Camellia Akhamie Kies (Cami) is a military veteran, a graduate from the Navy School of Music, and a graduate from the University of Maryland University College.Born in Heidelberg, Germany in 1989, Camellia expressed deep interest in music from a very young age.
In June 2008 Camellia graduated from Woodbridge Senior High School, and shortly after receiving her diploma she auditioned and was accepted into the United States Navy Music Program, she served from Feb. 2009 -June 2014 as a full time drummer and percussionist. After leaving the military and finishing University, Camellia began to work on her own musical goals.
Camellia plays all styles of music, but her most recent focus has been in developing her knowledge in African & Latin rhythms. Camellia currently teaches drums and percussion and works on various musical project in her free time.