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

McKinley Intermediate School Chamber Music Concert
New York     Friday . June 21, 2019 . 6:30 PM
PERFORMERS

McKinley Glee Club
Students from Juilliard

I.S. 259 McKinley Intermediate School | 7301 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn, NY

Join the McKinley Glee Club and students from Juilliard for an evening of chamber music. All proceeds will support Reaching Out Community Services.

Eureka Ensemble
Boston     Sunday, October 20, 2019
PERFORMERS

Eureka Ensemble, Kim Kashkashian, Geneva Lewis, Maria Loudenitch, Tanner Menees, Jing Peng, Andrew Samarasekara, Don Weilerstein, Vivian Weilerstein, Rachel Yi

Telemann–Concerto for 4 Violins in G major, TWV 40:201
Betty Olivero–“Neharót Neharót”
Luke Hsu–Partita for violin and piano
Telemann–Viola Concerto in G major, TWV 51:G9

New England Conservatory, Brown Hall

The Eureka Ensemble opens our 10th season of Music for Food concerts in Boston! Join us for an evening of Telemann concerti, Betty Olivero’s musical testament on war and women’s voices, and the premier of Luke Hsu’s “Partita,” written specifically for Music for Food.

All concert donations will support The Women’s Lunch Place.
Suggested donation: $30+; $10+ (students)

Phoenix
Boston     Sunday, December 15, 2019
PERFORMERS

Phoenix Ensemble, Michael Block, Sandeep Das, Janny Joo

Bach–Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050
“Masters of Tradition”–music for cello and tabla
Bach–Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048

New England Conservatory, Brown Hall

Our second concert of the season features the Phoenix chamber orchestra performing two Brandenburg Concerti and a cross-genre duo formed by Mike Block and Sandeep Das performing music for tabla (a pair of Indian drums used in Hindustani classical music) and cello (a bowed string instrument used in European classical music).

All concert donations will support The Women’s Lunch Place.
Suggested donation: $30+; $10+ (students)

Palaver Strings and Triple Helix
Boston     Sunday, March 1, 2020
PERFORMERS

Palaver Strings, Triple Helix, Soovin Kim, Ayano Nimomiya

Vivaldi–Four Seasons: “Winter”
Arno Babadganian–Piano Trio
Bright Sheng–Piano Trio
Vivalidi–Four Seasons: “Spring”

New England Conservatory, Brown Hall

Beginning in winter and ending in spring, our March 1st concert presents two piano trios from Armenia and China, respectively, nestled between two of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

All concert donations will support The Women’s Lunch Place.
Suggested donation: $30+; $10+ (students)