Elizabeth Chan is a touring and session drummer from New York City, currently based in Nashville, Tennessee. She has worked with a variety of artists, including seven-time GMA Dove Award nominee Sara Groves, 2014 GMA Dove Award “New Artist of the Year” Ellie Holcomb, folk-pop singer-songwriter JJ Heller, and Billboard Hot AC/CHR chart toppers Jonathan Thulin and Moriah Peters. Whether playing to anthemic rock and electronic melodies or accompanying folk and pop ballads, one thing is consistently evident: There is never a lack of passion in what Elizabeth does.
Music has long been a part of Elizabeth Chan’s life. Growing up in Brooklyn, New York, Elizabeth became highly involved in the rich local music scene of New York City. Under the direction of drum teachers Paul Tso and Phil Bloom,
Elizabeth began diving into genres from rock to R&B, jazz to hip hop, and gospel to Latin.
By the age of 17, Elizabeth was offered a full-tuition music scholarship to attend Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, and travel as a drummer with their touring music teams. By the end of her college career, Elizabeth graduated summa cum laude, had played more than 270 shows across the United States, participated in 7 tours, garnered multiple endorsements, and worked with a number of notable artists and songwriters.
Elizabeth now resides in Nashville, Tennessee, where she serves as a touring/session musician and tour manager for Ellie Holcomb, Jonathan Thulin, and other artists.