Lease, Gus C. (1922-2016)
Year Retired from SJSU
University of South Dakota, 1959 Ed.D.
University of Colorado, 1946 M.MUS
Morningside College, 1945 B.SCH.MUS
San José State University, 1950-2011
University of Oklahoma, 1946-1950
University of Colorado, 1945-1946
Administrative and Professional Experience
Music Director, Downtown Kiwanis Club, San José CA, 46 years
Former member, San Francisco Opera Company
Soloist: Oklahoma State Symphony, Sioux City Symphony, University of Colorado Symphony, San Jose Symphony, Monahan Post Band. Sang on first television network Hollywood 1939.
Toured eight western U.S. states, Orient, and Europe, entertaining service people for 17 years with my "Gus Lease Show."
Active member in California State Employees Association, California Faculty Association, California Teachers Association, Cal. State Retirees, Inc., and National Education Association.