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

Consort Camarades Presents: A Musical Tour of Baroque Europe
East Setauket     Saturday . September 22 . 2018 . 7:30 PM
PERFORMERS

Zachary Mandernach, Emily Dana, Caroline Abberger, Phaik Tzhi Chua, Joseph Noto, Monica Fox, Joseph Galante, and Kate Goddard.

Music by Bach, Corelli, Lully, and Purcell.

St. Jaimes R.C. Church . 429 NY-25A, East Setauket, NY 11733

Join Consort Camarades for A Musical Tour of Baroque Europe. Suggested donation: $20. All proceeds will support St. James’ Outreach: Our Daily Bread.

Music for Food New York
New York     Thursday . October 4 . 2018 . 7:30 PM
PERFORMERS

Juilliard String Quartet:
Areta Zhulla, Ronald Copes, violins, Roger Tapping, viola, Astrid Schween, cello

Haydn Quartet Op. 77, No. 2
Bartok Quartet No. 3
Dvorak Quartet in F major, Op. 96, “American”

Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 W. 114th Street, NY, NY 10025

Join us for the opening concert of our New York season! All proceeds benefit Broadway Community.

Music for Food Boston
Boston     Sunday . October 21 . 2018 . 7:30 PM
PERFORMERS

Miriam Fried & Paul Biss, violins
Kim Kashkashian, viola
Cameron Stowe & Javier Arrebola, pianos
Deborah Selig, soprano
Johanna Bronk, mezzo
Parker Quartet

Béla Bartók | Excerpts from 44 Duos for Two Violins, Sz. 98, BB 104
Johannes Brahms | Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op. 52
Antonín Dvořák | String Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 97, B.180

Join us for the opening concert of our Boston season! All concert donations will support The Women’s Lunch Place.

Suggested Donation: $25+, $10+ students

New England Conservatory . Brown Hall
Music for Food New York
New York     Thursday . November 15 . 2018 . 7:30 PM
PERFORMERS

Laurie Smukler, violin
Rannveig Sarc, violin
Carol Rodland, viola
Rosemary Nelis , viola
Natasha Brofsky, cello
Laura Andrade, cello
Yi Chen, marimba

Haydn String Quartet Op. 64, No. 3
Golijov Mariel for Cello and Marimba
Beethoven String Quintet, Op. 29

Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 W. 114th Street, NY, NY 10025

Join us for the second concert of our New York season! All proceeds benefit The Sylvia Center.