All Classical Portland’s Composer in Residence Lauren McCall

AVAILABLE NOW: ‘A Spark and a Glimmer’ by Lauren McCall

Hear the world premiere of composer Lauren McCall‘s brand new piece A Spark and a Glimmer! You can now stream and purchase this pre-release single, the first track available off of the All Classical Portland Recording Inclusivity Initiative (RII)‘s inaugural album AMPLIFY.

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Hear an exclusive snippet of Lauren’s piece below.


A Spark and a Glimmer was composed by All Classical Portland’s Composer in Residence Lauren McCall, as part of the Recording Inclusivity Initiative. The piece features performances by Caitlin Edwards, violin; Nancy Ives, cello; and Monica Ohuchi, piano.

Lauren McCall is a composer and educator from Atlanta, Georgia. She has had compositions performed around North America and in Europe, including her piece for piano, Shake the Earth, which was performed at the Morehead State University’s Contemporary Piano Festival, along with being performed in Eugene, Oregon at the Oregon Bach Festival Composers’ Symposium.

Get to know Lauren in this interview with Adam Eccleston.

All Classical Portland’s Recording Inclusivity Initiative is a response to the classical music industry’s longtime need for greater diversity, with the purpose of increasing awareness and opportunity for previously marginalized artistic communities. Learn more at

In partnership with GRAMMY® award-winning Navona Records, the Recording Inclusivity Initiative (RII)‘s inaugural album, AMPLIFY, will be released on Friday, October 28, 2022! The album marks the 1,000th release from the PARMA Recordings label group.

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