Owner of EasyDrumChart.com and DrumChartBuilder.com, Liz Ficalora is a drummer, clinician, author, teacher, audio engineer, producer and songwriter. Liz has a bachelor’s degree from the Berklee College of Music majoring in Music Education and is a published author with Alfred Publishing. As a writer she is a First Place Award Winning Jingle Writer for Maxwell House Coffee. As a performer, she has extensive world touring experience with Stella Parton, Charlie Louven, Walter Egan, Carnival Cruise Line and Grand Rivers Variety Shows and the band Sterling. She is a member of the Nashville Musicians Union, PAS, ASCAP/Writer/Publisher and Cubase Club. She produced The Paint Sisters with John Carter Cash and is currently producing album projects for Nashville artists in her studio with her production company Sappho's Productions.
During all her years of performing experience, Liz developed a drum charting method and created the book “How to Write A Fast and Easy Drum Chart” released by Alfred Publishing, that is now available worldwide. Liz’s new drum charting method book is endorsed by Remo, Vic Firth, Louie Bellson, Gary Chaffee. She has been featured in Tom Tom Magazine, Drum! Magazine and Berklee Today.
New for 2016, Liz designed Drum Chart Builder. A Drum Music Software Product for the Working Drummer. This program is an all-in-one tool to create song charts on your computer and take them with you on any mobile device. "This is my dream, to create a program just like my book making charting fast and easy." Liz is a native New Yorker and is currently living in Nashville TN to be closer to the touring and songwriting.