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 about our participating musicians. To see a list of pantries we have supported, click here.

Food Insecurity In the US

Food Insecurity in the US
  • MFF concerts have created over 450,000 meals
  • More than 50 hunger-relief organizations participate
  • 100% of audience donations from all concerts go to a local food pantry
Please read about MFF's impact 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

Boston     Sunday . November 12 . 2017 . 7:30 pm
PERFORMERS

Michael Bukhman, piano; Rainer Crosett, cello; Luke Hsu, violin; Kim Kashkashian, viola; Bayla Keyes, violin; Laurence Lesser, cello; Wenhong Luo, viola; Donald Weilerstein violin; Vivian Hornik Weilerstein, piano

Schubert’s Vienna / Our Boston

Luke Hsu, Piano Quartet
Yehudi Wyner, Day of Atonement
Franz Schubert, Quintet in C Major, Op. 163, D.956

Brown Hall . New England Conservatory . Boston . MA

Suggested Donation: $25+, $10+ students
All proceeds benefit The Women’s Lunch Place

New York     Thursday . November 16 . 2017 . 7:30 pm
PERFORMERS

Natasha Brofsky, cello; Renana Gutman, piano; Qing Jiang, piano; Alan Kay, clarinet; Daniel Phillips, violin; Marcy Rosen, cello; Jayn Rosenfeld, flute; Lucy Shelton, soprano

NYC Core Concert Series, 2017 -2018

J. S. Bach, Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in d minor for solo violin, BWV1004 (Phillips)
Susan Botti, Bird Songs
M. Ravel, Chansons Madécasses
J. Brahms, Clarinet Trio, Op. 114

Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 West 114th Street . New York . NY 10025

Suggested Donation: $30+, $10+ students
All proceeds benefit Sylvia Center.

Cleveland     19 November 2017
PERFORMERS

JinJoo Cho, violin; Yolanda Kondonassis, harp; Keith Robinson, cello; Eva Roebuck, cello; Sharon Robinson, cello; Michael Sachs, trumpet; Jason Vieaux, guitar.

Benefit Concert for Food Relief

Luigi Boccherini . Sonata in C Major for two cellos (Robinson, Robinson).
Carter Brey . Tango para Ilaria for solo cello (K. Robinson).
Johann Sebastian Bach . Prelude and Fugue (Vieaux).
Isaac Albéniz . Torre Bermeja (Vieaux).
Eugène Ysaÿe . Sonata No. 4 for solo violin (Cho).
Gabriel Fauré . Elégie, arranged for eight cellos (Locacelli).
Alan Hovhaness . Spirit of Trees for guitar and harp (Kondonassis, Vieaux).
Carlos Salzedo . Chanson dans la Nuit for harp (Kondonassis).
Sergiu Natra . Prayer for harp (Kondonassis).
George Gershwin . Prelude No. 2 (Kondonassis; Sachs).

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage . 2929 Richmond Road . Beachwood . OH . 44122

This concert is the debut of LOCACELLI, Cleveland’s own all-cello ensemble!

The concert supports the Cleveland Kosher Food Pantry.
To purchase a ticket, please visit the pantry’s page for this concert.

Boston     Sunday . 19 November 2017 . 3:00pm
PERFORMERS

The Lee Trio (Lisa Lee, violin; Angela Lee, cello; Melinda Lee Masur, piano). Ken-David Masur, conductor. Joseph Bozich, conductor. Jorge Soto, conductor.

A Musical Feast

Beethoven . Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C Major, “Triple Concerto,” Op. 56.
A. Dvořák . Serenade for Strings in E Major, Op. 22.
R. Strauss . Serenade for Winds in E-flat Major, Op. 7.

First Baptist Church . 848 Beacon Street . Newton Centre . MA 02459

A special program featuring guest conductors Ken-David Masur and Jorge Soto, New Phil Assistant Conductor Joseph Bozich, and guest soloists The Lee Trio to benefit the four Newton food pantries.

For tickets, visit New Philharmonia Orchestra‘s website.