Investing in the musical life and legacy of Philadelphia


Join Us: Achieving Equity in the Arts – a virtual member event!

February 25, 2024
Vanessa Rose, Executive Director for the American Composers Forum (ACF), joins us for a virtual lunchtime presentation on how ACF has navigated the successes – and failures – of achieving greater equity in the organization […]

Member Spotlight: James Reese

February 20, 2024
About James A “shining tenor” (New York Classical Review), James Reese is a frequently sought tenor soloist with leading orchestras and ensembles throughout North America. James maintains close relationships with […]

Member Spotlight: Suzette Ortiz

January 24, 2024
About Suzzette: Suzzette Ortiz, hailing from Bayamon, Puerto Rico is a gifted pianist, singer, arranger, recording artist and composer. She is versatile in many musical styles and holds a Bachelors degree […]

Applications are now open for the Musical Fund Societyʼs Institutional Grants for FY 2025!

January 16, 2024
Every year, MFS makes modest grants (typically ranging from $1000 – $6000) available to 501(c)(3) classical-music organizations in the Philadelphia region, for projects which advance the foundational goals of the […]

MFS is now on Instagram!

January 5, 2024
New year, new platform! MFS is now on Instagram. Here you will find info about our upcoming events, grantee news, member info and more! To follow along be sure to […]

Grantee News: PRISM Quartet

December 20, 2023
MFS is thrilled to spotlight grantee the PRISM Quartet. Now in its 39th anniversary season, PRISM recently announced the release of its newest album this month, MENDING WALL, on XAS Records. In […]

Member Spotlight: Andrea Clearfield

December 20, 2023
Creating deep emotive musical languages that build cultural and artistic bridges, the music of Andrea Clearfield is performed widely in the U.S. and abroad. She has written over 170 works […]

Grantee News: Orchestra 2001

December 1, 2023
MFS is proud to support Orchestra 2001 this year. O2001 is joined by the husband-wife team of composer Dr. Justinian Tamusuza and leading African ethnomusicologist, Sylvia Nannyonga-Tamusuza this season. The two share a cross-continental, virtual/live composer residency from Uganda, East […]

Philadelphia Chamber Music Society: Discounted Tickets for MFS Members

December 1, 2023
Each season, MFS partners with our friends at the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society to offer a number of fantastic evenings of music that spotlight world class artists and composers with close ties to Philadelphia. Up to two tickets to each of the […]

Grantee News Dolce Suono Ensemble

December 1, 2023
MFS is proud to support the Dolce Suono Ensemble  (DSE) this season. Earlier this month, DSE presented “New Classics: DSE Commissions.” The concert and subsequent panel discussion were a resounding success, as the commissioned […]