Elizabeth Draper

Elizabeth grew up in a musical family and has played professionally since she was 13. She attended Interlochen Arts Academy and the Perpich Center for Arts Education in MN where she studied music performance, graduating from the latter in 2000. She then attended the University of Minnesota where she studied under Chris Brown the principal bassist of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. She graduated in 2004 with a degree in Classical Bass Performance. She has played in countless ensembles in diverse styles ranging from jazz to classical to rock and Americana. Elizabeth has taught private music lessons since 1998 and in classroom settings since 2007. She is currently the bassist for the Grammy-Award winning children’s group The Okee Dokee Brothers.