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 created over 500,000 meals
  • More than 60 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

San Francisco     Monday . 11 December . 2017 . 7:30pm

Bonnie Hampton, cello; Evan Kahn, cello; Dimitri Murrath, viola; Peter Myers, cello; Linda Numagami, viola; Alexandros Petrin, violin; Carly Scena, viola; Maria van der Sloot, violin; Ian Swensen, violin; Sam Weiser, violin.

Inaugural San Francisco Concert!

W.A. Mozart . String Quintet No. 3 in C Major, K.515
E. Carter . Figment No. 1 for solo cello
J. Brahms . String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat major, Op. 18

McRoskey Mattress Company Loft . 1687 Market Street, 3rd Floor Loft . San Francisco . CA . 94103

Suggested Donation: $30+, $10+ students
Features musicians from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. This concert will benefit St. Anthony’s Dining Room.

Boston     Sunday . December 17 . 2017 . 7:30 pm

Robyn Bollinger, violin;  Austin Canon, trombone; Brannon Cho, cello;  Sarah Darling, viola; Gabriela Díaz, violin; Kim Kashkashian, viola; Edward Kass, double bass; Michael Nosworthy, clarinet; Changwon Park, trombone; Jacob Prokop, trombone; Sasha Scolnik-Brower, cello; Sophie Scolnik-Brower, piano; Julie Scolnik, flute;  Dina Vainshtein, piano; Marquis Wincher, trombone.

Schubert’s Vienna / Our Boston

Kathryn Salfelder, Elegy (for 4 trombones)
Elena Ruehr, Lucy
Franz Schubert, “Trout” Quintet in A Major, D.667

Northeastern University . Fenway Center . 77 St. Stephen Street . Boston . MA

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

Philadelphia     Saturday . January 20 . 2018 . 7:00pm

Jonathan Biss, piano; Anna Fialkowska, violin; Joshua Halpern, cello; Daniel Matsukawa, bassoon; Jennifer Montone, French horn; Cassie Pilgrim, oboe; Tania Villasuso, clarinet

Muisc for Food Philadelphia

Beethoven, Quintet in E-flat Major for Piano and Winds, Op. 16
Dvořák, Piano Trio in f minor, Op. 65

First Unitarian Church . 2125 Chestnut Street . Philadelphia . PA . 19103

Donations of $20+, $10+ students/seniors, collected at the door. This concert benefits Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission.

New York     Sunday . February 4 . 2018 . 3:00pm

Natasha Brofsky, cello; Catherine Cho, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang viola; Robert McDonald, piano

NYC Core Concert Series, 2017 -2018

F. J. Haydn, Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Hob.XV:30
L. v. Beethoven, String Trio in c minor, Op. 9, no. 3
J. Brahms, Piano Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 26

The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd . 7420 4th Ave . Brooklyn . NY 11209

This concert benefits Reaching-Out Community Services, Inc.