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 New York
New York     Thursday . November 15 . 2018 . 7:30 PM
PERFORMERS

Laurie Smukler & Rannveig Sarc, violins | Carol Rodland & Rosemary Nelis, violas | Natasha Brofsky & Laura Andrade, cello | Yi Chen, marimba

Joseph Haydn | String Quartet Op. 64, No. 3
Osvaldo Golijov | Mariel for Cello and Marimba
L.V. 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.

Music for Food at Walpole High School
Walpole, MA     Friday . November 16, 2018 . 7:00 PM
PERFORMERS

Aaron Suttle, Matha Hilty, Chris Issa, Maggie Singer, Jess Elmhurst, Sanjana Bhagavatula, Katie Hurwitz, Caroline Gebhardt, Lisa Jair, Kathryn Caravaggio, Juliana Webster, Vernonica Bock, Karissa Della Valle, Rachel Burke, Smera Gora, Jadene Le, Nina Roco, Renee Abbott, Jason Giampapa, Charlie Lyons, Myles Campbell, Michael Leacoma, Kierman Stover, Sahithi Gollakota, & Zaniia Yancey.

The program will feature a wide range of composers and musical styles including works by Bach, Haydn, Edith Piaf, Louis Armstrong, Abba, and more.

Red Cherry Café | 1049 Main Street, Walpole, MA 02081

Join Walpole High School and Middle School students in an evening of chamber music. This concert is the culmination of a National Honor Society service project organized by Katie Hurwitz, a cellist and senior at Walpole High School. All proceeds will support Walpole Food Pantry.

Versoi Ensemble
Sarasota     Sunday . November 18 . 2018 . 2:00 PM
PERFORMERS

Versoi Ensemble:
Max Tan & Johannes Hakulinen, violins | Bethan Hargreaves & Max Nyman, violas Matthew Chen, cello

W.A. Mozart | Viola Quintet No.4 in g minor, K.516
Esa-Pekka Salonen | “Homunculus” for String Quartet
Antonin Dvorak | String Quintet No.3 in E-flat Major, Op.97

Sarasota Orchestra | 709 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236

All proceeds will benefit All Faiths Food Bank.

Read more about the Versoi Ensemble here.

Dover Quartet at Philharmonic Society
Costa Mesa, CA     Sunday . November 25, 2018 . 3:00 PM
PERFORMERS

Dover Quartet:
Joel Link & Bryan Lee, violin
Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola
Camden Shaw, cello

Tchaikovsky | String Quartet No. 3
Mason Bates | From Amber Frozen
Dvorák | String Quartet No. 14

Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Samueli Theater | 615 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Donations will support Second Harvest Food Bank in Irvine, CA.