The cultivation of skill and diffusion of taste in music

Welcome

The Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia, established in 1820, is the oldest continuing musical organization in the United States.

About the Society

The Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia, established in 1820, is the oldest continuing musical organization in the United States. The Society’s membership represents an unusual cross-section of the Philadelphia community that includes professional and amateur musicians.

Our Purpose

Like other organizations founded on its model in Boston and elsewhere, the Musical Fund Society was organized to promote music performance and to aid needy musicians. It continues to play an active role in the career advancement of exceptional performing musicians and composers, and sponsors the Musical Fund Society Career Advancement Award.

Recent News

  • March 29, 2014

    The Society’s Annual Meeting and Collation will be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 5:00 pm. The Union League 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Member Fee Options: Patron ($125) – Includes $75.00 for dinner and a $50.00 donation. Sponsor ($75) – Dinner only. Guest Fee Options: Guest  ($85) Prospective Member ($45)

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