George Lewis describes attending the University of Montana and teaching as a faculty member in the UM School of Music during the 1960s and 1970s. He talks about his love for teaching and his music teaching philosophy of expecting his students to respect him rather than like him. He briefly discusses UM student organizations including Silent Sentinel and Mortarboard, mentioning that he feels school traditions are an important part of student life. He recalls the UM administrators under which he served including Robert Pantzer and James Koch. He concludes by describing his teaching goals.
University of Montana alumni; School of Music; Silent Sentinel; Mortarboard; University of Montana student organizations; Robert Pantzer; James Koch; University of Montana faculty
University of Montana Centennial Oral History Project, OH 270, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
OH 270-032, 033
2 sound cassettes (2:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (12 p.: 28 cm.)
Lewis, George, "George Lewis Interview" (1991). University of Montana Centennial Oral History Project. 14.