Liz Pappademas is an American singer songwriter and pianist. She has honed her layered, cinematic style since graduating from Berklee College of Music, where she won the SESAC award for songwriting, and was 1st runner up in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. Touring nationally both solo and as a member of various bands, Liz began her professional career in Austin, Texas with her trio Hurts to Purr. Liz’s music has found footing at SXSW, on television shows like "One Tree Hill", and with NPR's All Songs Considered. During her ten-year hiatus from performing (2010-2020), Pappademas earned a master's degree in educational therapy and in between writing and recording with her band Bloody Nose, she works as a learning specialist and teacher at an elementary school near her home in Los Angeles.