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Clarence Buddy Heise

Clarence Buddy Heise, American secondary school educator, real estate developer. Member of Fresno Madera California Music Educators Association (band representative 1996—2002, Jazz Instructor of the Year 2002), California Band Directors Association (transportation director 1999—2002, band representative since 1979), California Music Educators Association (Outstanding Jazz Educator 2002), American School Band Directors Association.

Background

  • Heise, Clarence Buddy was born on November 1, 1953 in Upland, California, United States. Son of Clarence Elmer Heise and Ardys Mary Byer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Fresno Pacific College, 1977.

    Career

    • Teacher grades K-12 Laton (California) Unified School District, 1977—1979. Teacher grades 6-8 Cutler Orosi (California) Unified, 1979—1984, band director grades 6-8, 1986—1990. Band director grades 9-12 Visalia (California) Unified School District, 1984—1986.

      Band director grades 6-12 Kings Canyon Unified School District, Reedley, since 1990.

    Works

    • Founder: Muskrat Ramblers (Youth Jazz Band), featured tubaist: Baroque Strings.

    Religion

    Denomination: Mennonite

    Membership

    Member of Fresno Madera California Music Educators Association (band representative 1996—2002, Jazz Instructor of the Year 2002), California Band Directors Association (transportation director 1999—2002, band representative since 1979), California Music Educators Association (Outstanding Jazz Educator 2002), American School Band Directors Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Bonnie Lee Heise, December 15, 1979 (divorced December 2000). Children: Justin, Jacob.
    • father: Clarence Elmer Heise
    • mother: Ardys Mary Byer
    • spouse: Bonnie Lee Heise
    • children: Justin Heise
    • Jacob Heise
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    Born November 1, 1953
    (age 63)
    Nationality
    • 1977
      Fresno Pacific College
    • 1977 - 1979
      Teacher, grades K-12 Laton (California) Unified School District
    • 1984 - 1986
      band director, grades 9-12 Visalia (California) Unified School District
    • 1990
      band director, grades 6-12 Kings Canyon Unified School District
      Reedley, California, United States