A Musician-led Initiative to fight hunger in our local communities
Musicians volunteer their time & talent
All audience donations go to a local pantry

Read our full Mission Statement, find out more about our participating musicians, and see a list of pantries we have supported.

Food Insecurity In the US

Food Insecurity in the US
  • MFF concerts have funded over 500,000 meals...read more
  • Supported more than 60 hunger-relief organizations
  • 100% of concert donations benefit food pantries
Please read about hunger in the US here

Musicians Talk About Music for Food

We believe both music and food are essential to human life and growth. Music has the power to call forth the best in us, inspiring awareness and action when artists and audiences work together to transform the ineffable into tangible and needed food resources.

Upcoming Concerts

Washington, D.C.     Thursday . 22 February 2018 . 8:00pm

Omer Quartet; Left Bank Quartet; Molly Jones; Sarah Kim; Timothy McDuff; Kenneth Slowik, harpsichord; Kei Sugiyama.

Music for Food at University of Maryland, College Park concert

J. S. Bach, Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue, BWV 803 for harpsichord

D. Shostakovich, Octet

F. Mendelssohn, Octet

Gildenhorn Recital Hall . The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center . 8270 Alumni Drive, University of Maryland . College Park . MD 20742

For more information, please visit the venue’s website.

Suggested donation $25+, $10+ students/seniors. Donations collected at the door.

This concert benefits University of Maryland Campus Pantry.

Los Angeles     March 11, 2018

Bernadene Blaha, piano; Glenn Dicterow, violin; Karen Dreyfus, viola; Benjamin Lash, cello; Mann-Wen Lo, violin.

Rolling Hills, CA Concert - March 11, 2018

Franck, Piano Quintet in f minor, FWV 7

Rolling Hills United Methodist Church . 26438 Crenshaw Blvd . Rolling Hills Estates . CA . 90274

Rolling Hills United Methodist Church‘s
Second Sundays at Two Recital Series

Acclaimed longtime concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic
and now USC Thornton faculty member Glenn Dicterow,
joined by renowned fellow USC Thornton faculty members
Pianist Bernadene Blaha and Violist Karen Dreyfus
and two top students from the USC Thornton School of Music
Cellist Benjamin Lash and Violinist Mann-Wen Lo
perform César Franck’s Romantic-Era masterpiece, Piano Quintet in f minor.

Rolling Hills United Methodist Church . 26438 Crenshaw Blvd . Rolling Hills Estates . CA . 90274 (NE corner of Crenshaw & PV Drive North).

At will donation. 100% of contributions support local hunger relief.

Philadelphia     Thursday . March 15 . 2018 . 7:00pm

Angela Sin Ying Chan, violin;Mikael Eliasen, piano; Vartan Gabrielian, tenor; Sophia Hunt, mezzo-soprano; Evan Johnson, baritone; Hae Sue Lee, viola; Seula Lee, viola; Miloš Repický piano; Ashley Robillard, soprano; Emily Shehi, violin; Peter Wiley, cello.

Music for Food Philadelphia season conclusion!

Rossini, “Una voce poco fa” from Barber of Seville (Sophia Hunt, mezzo-soprano)

Gounod, “Ah! Lève-toi, soleil” from Roméo et Juliette (Evan Johnson, tenor)

Puccini, “Musetta’s waltz” from La Bohème (Ashley Robillard, soprano)

Rodgers, “Some enchanted evening” from South Pacific (Vartan Gabrielian, bass-baritone)

Brahms, Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op. 52 (Ashley Robillard, soprano; Sophia Hunt, mezzo-soprano; Vartan Gabrielian, tenor; Evan Johnson, baritone; Milos Repicky, piano; Mikael Eliasen, piano)

Dvořák, String Quintet in Eb Major, Op. 97
Allegro non tanto
Allegro vivo
Finale: Allegro giusto

(Angela Sin Ying Chan, violin; Emily Shehi, violin; Hae Sue Lee, viola; Seula Lee, viola; Peter Wiley, cello)

Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church . 1625 Locust Street . Philadelphia . PA . 19103

Donations of $20+, $10+ students/seniors, collected at the door. This concert benefits Saint Mark’s Church Food Cupboard.

Boston     Sunday . March 18 . 2018 . 7:30 pm

Judith Gordan, piano; The Parker Quartet; Josh Quinn, bass-baritone;  Marcus Thompson, viola; Vivian Hornik Weilerstein, piano  

Schubert’s Vienna / Our Boston

Franz Schubert, Lieder (selections):
      Fahrt zum Hades, D. 526
      Philoktet, D. 540
      Memnon, D. 541
      Nachtstück, D. 672
      Heliopolis II, D. 754
Peter Child, Sonata for Viola and Piano
Franz Schubert, String Quartet n°15 in G Major, Op. 161, D.887

MIT . Killian Hall . 160 Memorial Drive . in the Hayden Library Building

Suggested Donation: $25+, $10+ students
All proceeds benefit Caspar Homeless Shelter