Lauren McCall is a composer and music educator from Atlanta, Georgia. She studied for her master’s degree in music composition at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, and she is a Ph.D. student studying music technology at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Lauren has had compositions performed around North America and in Europe. This includes her piece for piano, Shake the Earth, which was performed in Morehead, Kentucky, at Morehead State University’s Contemporary Piano Festival, along with being performed in Eugene, Oregon, at the Oregon Bach Festival Composers’ Symposium. Lauren is currently a composer in residence for All Classical Portland, and she is taking part in the Flute New Music Consortium Composer Mentorship Program. Along with composing, Lauren also enjoys playing classical music and jazz on the clarinet and piano, nature, spending time with family and friends, and traveling.