Mark MacNamara

Mark MacNamara ( is a San Francisco-based journalist who has written for such publications as, Vanity Fair, The Stanford Social Innovation Review, and Nautilus. In recent months in SFCV, among other pieces, he has written about a music director accused of embezzlement; a profile of conductor Alondra de la Parra; an essay about the controversy over ‘trigger warnings’ for college courses; a report on a strike at the Metropolitan Opera; and a feature about the housing problem for artists in San Francisco.

Articles by this Author

Feature Article
June 30, 2015
The local orchestra is finding new and interesting ways to touch the community, and is being rewarded. More "Fremont Symphony Flourishes With Help From The Community" »
Feature Article
June 18, 2015
The San Francisco Symphony's principal violist talks about un-selfconscious music making and being “in the zone.” More "Violist Jonathan Vinocour: Reaching Peak Performance" »