Get Involved!


There are many ways to Get Involved! with NHS Friends of Music, Inc. Choose to participate in a way that suits your life…

Mail in or make donation by pay pal
We are always grateful and your donation is tax deductible. All donors will be listed in the Winterfest, A Cappella Go and Vocal Support concert programs. 

Volunteer -
A wide variety of options to meet your schedule and time constraints.
  •    Choose one date - try the musical meals or concert concessions- it’s fun!
  •    Concert receptions - help with purchase food, set up and clean up for Chorus and Band concerts
  •    Be part of a project team during a specific time of the year:  Fall (SAMD or Marching Band), Holiday (WinterFest) Winter (A Cappella Go, Junior Districts or Musical) Spring (Vocal Support or Caberet)
  •    Or let your inspiration move you: Be a team leader for a year! 



Donating to NHS FOM

posted Dec 9, 2014, 7:41 PM by FriendsOfMusic Needham   [ updated Apr 6, 2018, 6:40 AM by NHSFriendsOfMusicAdmin Needham ]

Please join your fellow music families and committed members of the greater Needham business community in creating a solid financial foundation for the NHS music programs. 
  • To donate by check, complete our printable donation form and send it along with your tax deductible donation to: NHS Friends of Music, Inc.,P.O. Box 920026, Needham, MA 02492
  • To donate via Pay Pal, log into your PayPal account, click on “Send money to friends and family” and enter our account:  nhsfom@gmail.comIn the “Add a Note” section, write “Donation.”  
Donations are tax deductible, and will be acknowledged in a concert program. 

The revenue we raise from contributions through our annual appeal and other fundraising efforts provides support in the following ways:

Scholarships and Awards
Friends of Music funds two $2,000 Scholarships and a variable number of Awards (each under $1,000) to seniors hat have participated in NHS music department performance ensembles, a Cappella clubs, SAMD, and the Spring musical including those who worked in tech or stage crew.   Scholarship and Award recipients exemplify the FOM spirit by actively participating and supporting the music and performing arts community inside and/or outside of the classroom during their years at NHS. 
NHS Music Awards Dinner and Cabaret
All music students and their families are invited to attend the annual Caberet in May, hosted by FOM. Come celebrate the end of the year with NHS Music Department faculty and friends. An award ceremony will honor our graduating seniors and a select number of underclassmen.
The Bob Ayoub Instrument Fund
These funds are designated for the purchase and replacement of school-owned instruments for all bands and orchestra.
Hospitality 
FOM generously arranges for refreshments throughout the year, including:
  • Tech Week: to over 90 students during final rehearsal week of SAMD and the musical 
  • WinterFest: at the dessert buffet
  • Student Concerts: to audiences at all chorus, orchestra, and band concerts  
Communications & Technology
FOM funds enable parents to receive up-to-the minute information on music activities through our website www.nhsfriendsofmusic.org, printed materials, and email communications.

Thank you for your generous support of NHS Friends of Music!

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