Mr. Leach is a Professor Emeritus of Music at California State University, Northridge (Hollywood/Los Angeles, California).

During his years at CSUN he founded the Music Industry Studies and Percussion programs. He also served as director of the university’s award-winning Jazz Band for 25 years.

Prior to joining the faculty at CSUN Mr. Leach taught at Texas Tech University (Percussion and Jazz Band), at Michigan State University (Percussion) and in the public schools of Lansing Michigan (Instrumental Music).

“If children are not introduced to music at an early age, I believe something fundamental is actually being taken from them.”