Mark Growden is an American composer, multi-instrumentalist, singer, music educator, visual artist, and the founder/artistic director of The Calling All Choir and The Chromatic Community Music Center in San Francisco, CA. He was raised in the mountains in Northeastern California. He is mentored by Vance George, Director Emeritus San Francisco Symphony Chorus; is an Alice Parker Composers Workshop Fellow; and has also studied with Michael Kaulkin, Joseph Stillwell, and Remy Charlip. He has released several critically acclaimed albums and has toured the US extensively. He has composed original musical scores for dozens of dance and theater companies and scored several films.
Growden has devoted his life to making music for other people and to helping other people make music for themselves.