There are Many Reasons to Become a Member:

NWMPA pays 1/2 price for private lessons to students who qualify. (Learn more, email your instructor).

NWMPA pays full price for private lessons if you change an instrument (instructor approval required).

NWMPA provides six $500 scholarships (that's $3000)!  See Scholarships page for details.

NWMPA assists the music program with much-needed funding for trips, equipment, and other items.

NWMPA knows how to throw a party! Stay tuned for details on our annual Pasta 'n Pops concert.

NWMPA 2022-2023 Officers with contact emails are listed at the bottom of this page.

The music parents organization has supported the Niles West music programs for over 40+ years. This organization is so important in helping to provide a top notch music program for all students regardless of socio-economic background.  Check out the board descriptions here.

It is my hope that, through the participation of our brilliant and capable parents, we will be able to continue to support the music programs in any way possible. - Justin Johnson

For General Membership, fill out the online form below & click the PayPal button:

The Basic Membership fee is $20.

You can also send your check to the Music Parents mailbox in the front office.  Please write your student's id#(s) on your check.

2021-2022 Board Members

NWMPA – Officers


Co-President | Laura Frisch

Co-President | Kate Hall

Treasurer | Becky Kinghofer

Secretary | Aude Raymond

Membership Chair VP | Lisa Applequist

Communications Chair VP | Open Position

Website Admin | Lisa Applequist