We are a group of parents, teachers, and community members who believe that the performing arts are an essential part of public education. Our goal is to ensure that performing arts programs thrive at WGMS and WGHS.
 
About Us

Our Mission

We are a group of parents, teachers, alumni, and community members who believe that the performing arts are an essential part of public education. We advocate, provide volunteer support, and raise funds to ensure that thriving performing arts programs continue at Willow Glen Middle School and Willow Glen High School.

Board/Committee Members 2021-2022

Board Members

President Maggie Austen
TreasurerStephanie Dueltgen
SecretaryMelissa Eich
Marketing/Communications ChairColleen Vega
Membership ChairElisa Koff-Ginsborg
Teacher Liaisons — Craig Heitkam, Joyce Cisper

HS Theater Parent Producers — Melissa Eich, Elise Meyer, Katie Woy

Committee Members

Fundraising Co-Chairs – open

Allocations Chair — open
Scholarship Chair
— open

Performing Arts Faculty

WGHS Choir/Band TeacherKelly Walker

WGHS Drama TeacherAllyson Velasquez

WGHS Theatre TeacherMike Boston
WGHS Dance Coach —On hold


WGMS Band TeacherSamantha Rubino
WGMS Choir TeacherSarah Duarte

WGMS Drama Teacher— Elizabeth Stitt

WGMS Theatre – on hold


Meetings — Please Join Us!

We have a lot of work to do to make these performing arts programs possible for our kids. Come find out how we accomplish this, and how you can help us. Our PAB general meetings are usually held via Webex. If you are interested in attending the PAB general meetings please email us at wgpab.president@gmail.com. Meetings are open to all parents of WGMS/WGHS kids, and anyone who wants to help support our performing arts programs. If you have any questions, please contact our president,  Maggie Austen

WGPAB Meetings will be held the second Tuesday of the month, in person or virtually on Webex, as conditions permit. Our next general meeting will be held September 14, 2021 at 6:30pm. Location / URL info TBD

Mailing address

Willow Glen Performing Arts Boosters (WGPAB)

Willow Glen High School, 2001 Cottle Ave., San Jose, CA 95125

Non-profit 501(c)(3)

Tax ID# 90-0768590

Help support our performing arts programs by making a donation!


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“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James


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Fundraising

See’s Chocolate Sale for Valentine’s Day

Open January 14th – January 28th

Click here to order

Please help raise much-needed funds for the Willow Glen Performing Arts by purchasing your Valentine’s Candy with us. It’s completely contact-free:  order online from our personal storefront link and See’s will ship directly to your door.  Easy and delicious!  What a sweet gift!
Orders end by Friday, January 28th for delivery before Valentine’s Day.

If music be the food of love, play on…If chocolate, click above.

All profits from the sales go towards supporting Performing Arts programs at Willow Glen Middle and High Schools.

We will happily accept donations to WGPAB at any time, via our PayPal link at the bottom of this page. Thank you for your continued support of performing arts programs at WGMS and WGHS.  Check out our programs and box office tabs above to see what we are up to. 

By placing an order or making a donation you help WGPAB support our amazing student performers.  WGPAB supports music and theater programs at Willow Glen Middle and High Schools, through volunteer work and funds for instrument purchase and upkeep, performance space improvements, musical scores, scripts and performance rights, uniforms and costumes, festival fees, membership fees for teachers and students in professional organizations, and much more.  Our performing arts programs are a vital part of the student experience; providing social, emotional and academic benefits for all students who participate.

Help support our performing arts programs by making a donation!

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