The NWMPA is the parent booster organization for the Choir, Band and Orchestra programs at Niles West High School.

Our goal is to support these programs though scholarship, fundraising, and volunteerism.

We provide reduced price private music lessons for students with demonstrated financial need, private lessons for students switching to new instruments at the directors’ request, award scholarships for freshman thru seniors in each of the three programs, purchase instruments and equipment, and fund projects outside the scope of the school budget.

Music education has been shown to enhance experiences in ways that reach far beyond the classroom, and instill skills beneficial in all aspects of life. We invite you to join us in supporting music education at Niles West.

All funds raised by the NWMPA support the music programs at Niles West.

New date and time for Pasta 'n Pops

Sunday, May 5th

2:30pm - 5:30pm

Due to conflicting student activities and to give our families time to observe Ramadan, we have changed the date and time for our annual Pasta n' Pops.

There are many reasons become a member:


  1. NWMPA pays 1/2 price for private lessons to students who qualify
  2. NWMPA pays full price for private lessons if you change an instrument (instructor approval required)
  3. NWMPA assists the music program with much-needed funding for trips, equipment, and other items
  4. NWMPA knows how to throw a party. Stay tuned for details on our annual Pasta 'n Pops concert!

Calendar of Events

Note that all meetings will be held in the Niles West Band or Orchestra Room. Go to our Meetings page to view the meeting materials.

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