Lease, Gus C. (1922-2016)

Title

Lease, Gus C. (1922-2016)

Date Updated

7-23-2019

Department

Music

Academic Rank

Professor

Year Retired from SJSU

1993

Educational Background

University of South Dakota, 1959 Ed.D.

University of Colorado, 1946 M.MUS

Morningside College, 1945 B.SCH.MUS

Teaching Experience

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

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.

Personal Commentary

I have loved teaching in higher education for 66 years. Without students there is no university. My hope is that they have been inspired by me as much as I have been inspired by them.

Date Completed:May, 2011

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