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

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 Boston
Boston     Sunday . December 16 . 2018 . 7:30 PM
PERFORMERS

Robert Levin & Vivian Hornik-Weilerstein, pianos
Kim Kashkashian, viola
Miki-Sophia Cloud, violin
Merry Peckham, cello
Borromeo String Quartet

Guastavino and Ginastera | Songs from South America
Gabriel Fauré | Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 120
Ludwig van Beethoven | String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat major, Op. 127

New England Conservatory . Brown Hall

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

Suggested Donation: $25+, $10+ students

Music for Food Boston
Boston     SUNDAY . FEBRUARY 3, 2019 . 7:30 PM
PERFORMERS

Cordelia Tapping, voice
Chase Morrin, piano
D’Anna Fortunato, mezzo soprano
Damien Francoeur-Krzyzek, piano
Leonid Plashinov, viola
Donald Weilerstein & Leonard Fu, violins
Kim Kashkashian & Tanner Menees, violas
Laurence Lesser & Timotheos Petrin, cellos

An Improvised Surprise
Charles Loeffler | 4 Poèmes, Op.5
Johannes Brahms | String Sextet No. 2 in G major, Opus 36

New England Conservatory . Brown Hall

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

Suggested Donation: $25+, $10+ students

Music for Food Boston
Boston     Sunday . April 7 . 2019 . 7:30 PM
PERFORMERS

Sammy Andonian & Abigail Hong, violins
Kevonna Shuford, viola
Verona Quartet with Merry Peckham, cello & Kirsten Doctor, viola
Tom Novak’s Wind Ensemble

Antonín Dvořák | Terzetto in C major, Op.74
Arnold Schoenberg | Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4
Edvard Grieg | Four Lyric Pieces

New England Conservatory . Brown Hall

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

Suggested Donation: $25+, $10+ students

Save the dates for next season!

NEW YORK

  • Thursday, October 4, 2018 – featuring the Juilliard String Quartet
  • Thursday, November 15, 2018
  • Thursday. February 7, 2019
  • Thursday, April 4, 2019

These four concerts will be at 7:30pm in Broadway Presbyterian Church, 601 W. 114th Street, NY, NY 10025