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Dan Becker is a composer, educator and board member of the UNA-San Francisco chapter. He received his doctorate from Yale and taught composition at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, including three years as department chair. He has received awards and grants from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and Meet the Composer, among many others. 
  •  October 25, 2022 
United States Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield
As I left the talk on “The Future of the United Nations,” given at San Francisco’s Fairmont Hotel by United States Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, I found myself disoriented, slipping into a Hitchcockian vertigo triggered by witnessing opportunities missed and bold goals unarticulated. Add to that a strange poignancy due to the location of the …

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