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 Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh     Saturday . April 20, 2019 . 3:00 PM

Anna Singer, soprano | Tina Faigen, piano
Mary Beth Malek, clarinet | Paula Tuttle, cello | Walter Morales, piano

Concert of Premieres, featuring music by Robert Schultz:
8 Songs for Soprano and Piano Op. 50 (poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay)
Trio for Piano, Clarinet and Cello, Op. 52
Finale for 1 Piano – 4 Hands, Op. 47

Chatham University | James Laughlin Music Center

Join Music for Food Pittsburgh for an evening of premieres. All proceeds will benefit the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.

Music for Food in Fort Worth
Fort Worth     Thursday . April 25, 2019 . 7:00 PM

Mai Ke, violin | Xinyi Xu, viola | Jason Mooney, cello
Twyla Robinson, voice | Michael Bukhman, Mei Li & Igor Parshin, piano | Shawn Manley, flute

Johannes Brahms | Zwei Gesange, Op. 91, for Viola, Voice, and Piano
F. Martin | Ballade for Flute and Piano
Scriabin | Fantasy in B minor, Op. 28
Johannes Brahms | Piano Quartet no. 3 in C minor, Op. 60

Trinity Episcopal Church | 3401 Bellaire Drive S. | Fort Worth, TX

An evening of chamber music featuring works by Brahms, Scriabin, and more. All proceeds will benefit Tarrant Area Food Bank.

Building Bridges with Beethoven
Tallahassee     Sunday . April 28, 2019 . 3:00 PM

Corinne Stillwell, violin with selected students from Florida State University College of Music

Beethoven | Quartet in A Major, Op. 18 No. 5
Beethoven | Quartet in C Major, Op. 59 No. 3

Universalist Unitarian Church of Tallahassee | 2810 North Meridian Road

Join musicians from Florida State University College of Music for an evening of Beethoven Quartets! All proceeds will support Second Harvest of Big Bend.

Music for Food Chicago
Chicago     Tuesday . April 30, 2019 . 7:30 PM

Featuring Northwestern University Bienen School of Music Student Artists and the Fuse Quartet.

Beethoven | Clarinet trio in B-Flat Major, Op. 11
Higdon | Short Stories
Schumann | A Schumann Bouquet
Mendelssohn | Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49

Alice Miller Chapel | 1870 Sheridan Road | Evanston, IL

Join musicians from Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University for an evening of chamber music. All proceeds will support Greater Chicago Food Depository / Interfaith Action of Evanston.