Lauren McShane


Who is Lauren McShane?

Lauren lives with one foot in the tech world and another in the music world. You would think that would make her an EDM music composer, but in fact she is a data scientist and cellist rolled together. She plays cello with Portland Cello Project and other local musicians alongside wrangling data in Pioneer square.


More fun facts

  • She was born on New Years Eve. Everyone celebrates her birthday!
  • She hitchhiked once (with her parents...)
  • She once biked from Seattle to Victoria, Canada.
  • She is a bionic woman: she has torn and replaced both ACLs.
  • She could eat Ramen everyday and be very happy.
  • She loves the smell of freshly sharpened pencils.
  • She tours the country with a bunch of cellists (Portland Cello Project).


Lauren McShane's daily questions for Siren members

What did you last look up on Wikipedia?

It's almost summer. What's the first activity you're excited to do?

The one word that best describes my work day today is _____.

Come on, spill it. Where was your first kiss?

What would you do in life if you knew you couldn't fail?

What's your guilty pleasure music?


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