The Kistemakers is a duo consisting of the sisters Emily and Daniella Kistemaker who have been performing as a violin and harp duo for many years. They often perform together at weddings and other events. In 2010 they were chosen to be one of the forty under forty by the Guelph Mercury. They have been members of the Kichener-Waterloo youth Orchestra for many years (until they started university) and they both have won the concerto competition (in different years) which enabled them to perform as a soloist with the orchestra. They both have won numerous awards at local and provincial compertitions, are winners of the grade ten provincials, and hold an ARCT for their instrument.